Support for Owners: Rehoming Icelandic Sheepdogs

Compassionate Assistance in Challenging Times

At the National Icelandic Sheepdog Rescue Alliance, we understand that sometimes life presents challenges that make it difficult to continue caring for your beloved dog. This page is dedicated to helping owners of Icelandic Sheepdogs who are facing the tough decision of rehoming their dog ,by offering support, resources, and compassionate guidance.

1. Understanding Your Situation

  • Comprehensive Evaluation: We begin by evaluating your situation to understand the reasons behind the need for rehoming and explore all possible alternatives.
  • Personalized Approach: Every case is unique, and we approach each with sensitivity, offering personalized advice and support.

2. Exploring Alternatives to Rehoming

  • Behavioral Support: If behavioral issues are a concern, we provide resources and advice on training and management techniques.
  • Financial Assistance Options: For owners struggling with financial constraints, we explore options for temporary support that might allow the dog to remain in the home.

3. The Rehoming Process

  • Responsible Matching: If rehoming is the best option, we take great care in finding a new, loving home that matches the dog’s needs and personality.
  • Screening Potential Adopters: Our thorough screening process ensures that the new home is safe, loving, and well-suited to the dog’s needs.

4. Owner’s Involvement in Rehoming

  • Owner Participation: We encourage owners to be involved in the rehoming process, from creating the dog’s profile to meeting potential adopters. 
  • Ensuring a Smooth Transition: Our goal is to make the transition as smooth as possible for both the dog and the owner.

5. Post-Rehoming Support

  • Follow-Up: We conduct follow-ups to ensure the wellbeing of the dog in its new home.
  • Continued Assistance: We remain available for advice and support even after the rehoming process is complete.

6. How to Begin the Rehoming Process

  • Contact Us: If you are considering rehoming your Icelandic Sheepdog, please reach out to us.
  • Consultation and Assessment: We will schedule a consultation to discuss your situation and assess how best we can assist you.

7. Our Commitment

  • To the Dog: We are committed to ensuring the best possible outcome for every Icelandic Sheepdog in our care.
  • To the Owner: We understand the emotional difficulty of rehoming a pet and are here to offer support and understanding throughout the process.

8. Taking the Next Steps

Feeling overwhelmed or uncertain about rehoming your Icelandic Sheepdog? We are here to help.

You Are Not Alone in This Journey

Deciding to re-home your dog is never easy, but you don’t have to go through it alone. We’re here to provide support, guidance, and compassionate care every step of the way. 🐾

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