Once you've applied, been accepted to adopt, and chosen a dog through For the Love of Dogs Vermont, complete the Adoption Contract and return it to:


For the Love of Dogs Vermont
PO Box 1112
Waitsfield, VT 05673

Then, pay the adoption fee through Paypal. Please follow the instructions carefully.

**Always choose “friends and family” to send payment!**

Instructions for paying your adoption fee through Paypal:

  • Click the Adoption Fee tab above

  • Log In if you already have a Paypal account or Sign Up for a free Paypal account if you don’t already have one

  • Link your bank account to your Paypal account instead of using a credit card to ensure that 100% of your fee goes toward paying for all health and transport costs incurred by For the Love of Dogs Vermont in relation to your adopted pup (if you choose to use a credit card, please consider adding $10 to cover Paypal’s transaction fee)

  • Click “Go to your account” at the bottom of the final sign-up page if you have just signed up for a free Paypal account

  • Click "Pay or send money" in the blue banner at the top of the page

  • *IMPORTANT* Click “Send money to friends and family” on the right side of the page

  • Enter the For the Love of Dogs Vermont Paypal address: fortheloveofdogsvermont@gmail.com

  • Enter the adoption fee of $400 (or a deposit of $200) and let us know the name of the dog you are adopting in the notation section

  • Click Continue

  • Click “Send Money Now"

Alternatively, you may pay the adoption fee by sending a check made out to For the Love of Dogs Vermont to the mailing address above.


What's next?

Read through our Guidelines for Adopters of Rescue Dogs and visit our FAQs page.