We currently have no whippets available for Rescue.
In order to have your info on file with us for a future whippet in need, please submit an application. Applications can be either downloaded or filled out online at http://www.ncwfa.com/rescue-adoption-application.html. New whippets can enter the Rescue program at any time, so please fill out an application if you are interested in being added to our waiting list of potential adopters. Applicants receive up-to-the-moment notification of rescues who are ready for adoption, as well as information and updates on whippets and whippet mixes available with other rescue groups and shelters. We do often have a dog who is such a perfect match with an applicant we have on file that the whippet doesn't even make it onto our webpage, so it is strongly suggested that you fill out an application so we have it on hand in case lightening strikes! We will only consider homes from those who have a completed application on file, so take the time to fill one out!
Often time whippets who come to us and are being fostered for evaluation end up staying forever in their ("failed") foster homes as new pets, so read below on how to become a foster home for the NCWFA.
We are always seeking caring foster homes for whippets in need. Foster homes agree to evaluate rescue whippets, prepare them for adoption, and help to make them into super companions. Foster homes should be flexible and dog savvy, and dog owning and raising experience is a must. Fostering can be hard work, as rescues are a mixed bag in so far as socialization, temperament and health issues go, but the rewards are great. The biggest danger is often that your 'foster whippet' becomes your 'forever whippet'. Just ask the foster parents, five in 2010, three in 2011, two in 2012, one in 2013, two in 2014 & 3 in 2016, who have 'failed' fostering and have great new whippet companions to show for it! If you are interested in becoming a foster home, contact the NCWFA Rescue Team, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please also visit our Rescue Gallery to see photos of some of our past rescue alumni (not currently available).