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Adoption Process

A Smooth and Secure Puppy Adoption Journey

Welcome to Paw Spot, your one-stop shop for finding your perfect furry friend! We understand adopting a puppy is an exciting time, and we’re here to make the process smooth, secure, and stress-free. Here’s a step-by-step guide on what to expect when you adopt a puppy through Paw Spot:

1. Connect and Explore:

  • Browse Adorable Puppies: Take your time exploring our wide selection of available puppies.
  • Ask Questions: Our dedicated Puppy Associates and the breeders themselves are happy to answer any questions you have about a particular pup. We believe in building a strong connection between you and your potential furry family member.
  • Transparent Communication: All communication is tracked and recorded on our secure platform, ensuring a safe and smooth transaction. Feel free to reach out via phone, email, or text message – we’re here to support you!

2. Screening for a Perfect Match:

  • Buyer Questionnaire: To ensure a perfect fit, you’ll complete a Buyer Questionnaire. This helps breeders and our team understand your lifestyle, family dynamics, living environment, and location.

3. Secure Payment Processing:

  • Reserve Your Pup: Once you’ve found your dream dog, click the “Reserve Me” button after committing to raising and caring for them.
  • Secure Payment Options: Payment is processed through our secure platform using You can either:
    • Place a deposit if the puppy is under 7 weeks old.
    • Make a full payment if the puppy is over 7 weeks old.
  • Travel Preferences: Select your preferred travel method for your new furry friend (finalized later).
  • Payment Confirmation: No puppy leaves for travel or pick-up until full payment is received.
  • Financing Options: Need help financing or a payment plan? We can assist you with inquiries.

4. Coordinating a Smooth Adoption:

  • Breeder Review and Acceptance: After payment, the breeder reviews and accepts or declines your adoption request. Upon acceptance, the formal adoption process begins.
  • Verification and Planning: We manually review every transaction and may contact you to confirm your identity and finalize travel arrangements. You’ll receive regular updates via SMS and email throughout the process. Use this time to prepare your home for your furry friend’s arrival.
  • Puppy-First Approach: We prioritize the health and well-being of every puppy placement. This might involve additional steps to ensure a smooth and healthy transition for your new pet.

5. Pre-Travel Veterinary Care:

  • Age and Weight Requirements: Puppies must be at least 8 weeks old and meet a specific weight threshold before travel (some breeders might hold specific breeds until 12 weeks).
  • Vaccinations and Health Check: Every puppy receives all age-appropriate vaccinations, undergoes a thorough head-to-tail veterinary exam, and has a health certificate issued before travel.
  • Breeder’s Choice: It’s important to remember that the breeder, who cares deeply for their puppies, retains final control over when your pet is ready for travel.

6. Happy Reunions!

  • Travel Arrangements: We finalize your travel arrangements to ensure a safe and comfortable journey for your new furry friend.
  • Delivery Confirmation and Records: At delivery, you’ll receive a Delivery Confirmation and Transfer of Ownership form, vaccination records, and health certificates for review and signature.
  • Capture the Moment!: We love happy endings! We’ll request a picture of you with your new pup at the time of delivery.

7. Share Your Experience:

  • Your Feedback Matters: We appreciate your trust in Paw Spot! After you’ve settled in with your new furry family member, we kindly ask for your honest feedback and review of our services. Your valuable input helps us continuously improve.


  • All payments are securely processed through your Paw Spot account.
  • We only release the payment to the breeder after you receive your puppy.

Ready to begin your Paw Spot adoption journey? Browse our adorable puppies and get started today!

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We Support multiple forms of payments. Select the one that suits you best. Please note that all deposits are securely held in your Sweet Paw account and will only be released to the breeder with your approval upon receiving the puppy. You can choose to release the funds to the breeder or cancel the payment to receive a refund from your Sweet Paw account.

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