When you decide to adopt with WAG, our commitment is to find the animal that best matches your personality, lifestyle and experience.
For approved applicants, WAG offers a customized and personalized adoption experience following our MatchMaker Process. It includes:
It's best to come in person, so we can meet you, you can meet us, and we can visit your potential new pet together. If you live out of town and you've found your perfect new companion at WAG, please call or email at: adoptions (at) whistlerwag (dot) com. We can discuss the suitability of the match over the phone or by email, and complete the application process via email or fax, prior to your visit to the shelter. Adoptions may sometimes be completed with a single visit to the WAG shelter.
The following steps help WAG learn what is wonderful about your personality and lifestyle. It is also designed to help you learn more about which animal would be a perfect match for you.
Consider the ways in which you will meet the lifelong needs of a pet:
Think about the characteristics you would like in a pet. Energetic? Mellow? Playful?
Visit the shelter often and get to know the animals. We prefer that all family members meet the animals and make a decision together.
When you find a cat or dog that you think is right for you, fill out an adoption application for that animal. You will need:
Meet with a WAG staff member who will help you to ensure you make the best match.
*Please Note: You will need to print off these applications and fill them out to submit them; you will not be able to complete the application forms online.
After you bring home your new pet, refer to these helpful guides: