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Contacts

MAP

4 Fr.Candera Street, Riga, Latvia, LV-1046

+371 67500491

We are open only on Fridays and Saturdays from 10.00 till 17.00. During other days please contact us through phone +37167500491 or through e-mail dzd@latnet.lv.

On Thursdays and Sundays we are closed.

"If you tame me, then we shall need each other. To me, you will be unique in all the world. To you, I shall be unique in all the world....”

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince


Rehoming

  1. The animal can be adopted by a person who has reached the age of 18 upon the presentationof identity document.
  2. A person willing to adopt an animal shall be interviewed, to check his/her psycological and financial possibility to take responsibility for a pet, as well as home conditions, the reason to adopt a pet, and other questions that are necessary for the future dog’s/cat’s life.
  3. A donation should be paid in order to adopt a pet from the shelter. This donation will partially cover the shelter’s expenses for a pet aliment (neutering, vaccination, deworming and etc.) The donation for a kitten is 30 EUR, for an adult cat – 45 EUR, for an adult neutered dog (depending on its size) – the donation is from 50 EUR and up. The donation does not depend on the breed of a cat/dog, or any other visual reasons. The donation is used for other pet aliment at the shelter. 
  4. By signing the adoption certificate a person obliges to provide adequate keeping for the animal in accordance to the legislation of Republic of Latvia.
  5. No animal shall be given to a person who is under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  6. No animal shall be given to a person who, according to the information the shelter possesses, has violated sections 4 and 5 of the Animal Protection Act.
  7. The shelter shall not entrust a dog to a person who plans to keep it permanently chained and for patrolling.
  8. The shelter does not allow adopting puppies and kittens to a person who cannot provide adequate care for the animal (feeding, taking for a walk, playing)
  9. In case an animal stayed in the shelter for less than 14 days, the shelter is obliged to inform a potential owner that it takes no responsibility for animals’ health.
  10. The shelter does not provide any information regarding shelters’ animals to the third parties, except in cases when such information is required according to the legislation of Republic of Latvia.
  11. The shelter reserves the right to receive information about the physical and mental health of the adopted animal and its adaptation to the new environment from the new owner. Moreover, the shelter reserves the right to visit the animal in its newly found home.