On average, rescuing a dog from Puerto Rico can cost over $500, including vaccinations, exams, care, boarding, and transportation. We are committed to building a network that reduces these costs so every dog has a chance. If you adopt a dog from us, we only ask that you donate $400, which goes directly to our rescue efforts. 


  • An average vet visit will cost around $100 (based on discounted shelter rescue prices)

    • Visit fee ($15)

    • Health certificate for flight ($15)

    • Vaccinations: rabies ($10), bordetella ($10), and DHLPP (distemper, hepatitis, leptospirosis, parvovirus, and parainfluenza) ($10)

    • Tests: A fecal exam testing for parasites ($10) and a 4dx snap tests for heartworm, ehrlichia, anaplasmosis, and lyme disease ($35)

    • Treatment: dewormer ($10-30), antibiotics ($20 for 2 weeks) if 4dx is positive

    • Sterilization: Spay for a 40-60 pound female is around $90

    • Broken bones, TVT, or more serious conditions can be hundreds or thousands more...


  • A crate for shipment will cost around $60-100 depending on the size. We try to organize crate drives and borrow or reuse crates regularly to eliminate or reduce this cost. 

  • We arrange boarding at a discounted price of $5/day and continue to build a network of fosters in an effort to eliminate this cost. 


  • Flying an animal via cargo costs at least $300 depending on the airline and the size of the animal. Flying a small animal in cabin can be as low as around $100. With collaboration from other large rescues and participating airlines we can achieve more significant discounts on transportation costs.

This site was designed with the
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now