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Owner Surrender


If you have a Sheltie that you need to surrender into our program,
this is our procedure:


1)   E-mail us.  Please tell us why you are surrendering the dog. 

2)  Fill out the Owner Relinquish Form and bring it with you.   (download, print and bring with you.)

3)  Gather up all the vet records and other pertinent paperwork and bring it with you.

4)  Bring the dog to us in a crate at our prearranged time and day.  (We do not take "walk-in's)

5)  If the dog is an owner surrender, we do ask for a donation of $100 to cover medicals costs, but this is not mandatory.

6.) Special arrangements can be made for a pickup of the dog(s) in certain instances, if made in advance and agreed upon by the  legal owner and WPASR.


7.) In some instances, proof of dog ownership will be required as per our determination.

Things we REALLY appreciate if you do:  (but not required)

-  Have your dog freshly groomed if possible.


-  Have your dog spayed or neutered.


-  Have the dogs teeth cleaned (by your vet).


- Please have a written description of the likes and dislikes of your dog to help with

  transition or any information that might help us know your dog's preferences. Please inform

  the transport personel the type/brand of food your dog is presently eating and the amount

  and frequency of feeding per day.


-  Please bring any and all:

  • Crates

  • Bed

  • Food

  • Toys

  • Medications-- Heartworm pills, Fleas Prevention or any other medication the dog uses.


               Thank you!! 

Owner Relinquishment Form (Word)


Owner Relinquishment Form (PDF)


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