Dog Surrender

Surrender A Dog

Murillo Mutts Respite Refuge believes that we are here to help people in need without judgement.  We will take owner surrenders on a case-by-case basis.

If you have adopted from a rescue or shelter you must contact them first as most animal welfare organizations have a clause in the contract mandating that any animal must be returned to the original rescue.

There are many amazing rescues that currently operate in the Thunder Bay area who will take owner surrenders and we prefer that you contact one of them prior to contacting us.

If we decide to take in a surrender and the animal is not spayed/neutered there will be a surrender fee to cover the cost of the surgery, depending on size of the dog.  If the animal is not up to date on vaccines, there will be a charge for this as well.