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Host a Dog Sleepover

Mazie wants to sleepover!

What is a Sleepover?

Find out how you can take a dog home for a sleepover.

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Pick a Date

We offer sleepovers most weekends.

Adorable pup heading out for a sleepover

Pick Them Up

C’mon out and pick them up, and plan some fun!

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Bring Them Back

It’s tough, but maybe you’ll make it permanent?

Foster a Dog

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What is Fostering?

Find out what it takes to foster vulnerable dogs.

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Apply to be a Foster

Take the first steps to being a foster.

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Attend a Foster Orientation

We’ll share more details after you submit your application.


Accept an Assignment

There’s someone out there waiting for you!

Adopt from Saving Grace

Happy Tails

Stories shared by happy adopters

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What is it like to Adopt?

Understand what it is like to adopt a shelter dog.
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Apply to Adopt

Once you understand what it takes, apply!
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Take Them Home

Pick them up, and stop at the Supply Co to stock up!
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Love Them!

Here’s some tips and tricks for establishing an incredible relationship!

Get Involved


Learn about all the different volunteer opportunities available from spending time with the dogs outside to sitting at a computer helping with administrative projects.


Learn about our two types of foster dogs in the Saving Grace Program: puppies and dogs needing time to recover.


Host a dog for a weekend giving dogs a much needed break from the farm and proving you a fun and fullfilling weekend.



Visit us at the Saving Grace Supply Company for all your dog’s needs!

Meet Our Dogs

Your new best friend might just be waiting to meet you!

About Saving Grace

Meet Molly Goldston

Founder of Saving Grace


Meet Our Pack

Here’s who makes things happen!

Saving Grace Cottage

Saving Grace Cottage

A great place to stay!

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Spay/Neuter Clinic

On-site dedicated services.

Saving Grace Wake Forest

aka “The Funny Farm”
13400 Old Creedmoor Rd,
Wake Forest, NC 27587, USA

Saving Grace Wake Forest

13400 Old Creedmoor Rd
Wake Forest, NC 27587, USA

Adopting a Dog with Medical Challenges

The dogs who come to Saving Grace are ready for a new beginning. All start with basic forms of medical care: vaccinations, preventatives, and a nutritious diet. Some of our animals, however, need additional care/treatments to get them healthy.

Occasionally, they need additional assistance with procedures such as orthopedics, amputations, dentals. We also have dogs that have skin or heart issues, neurological issues, etc. that end up needing more time to find an adopter who is willing to see them through. Pregnant mothers go into foster care to provide them with a safe environment while she raises her puppies until they are ready for adoption.

Once our dogs have completed treatment and are cleared, any of these dogs can be a great addition to the right family. If you are interested in helping sponsor or adopt, let us know during the adoption process.

Puppies in crate for transport
Puppies in crate for transport

Heartworm-Positive Dogs

One common issue we consistently treat are Heartworms. Heartworms are caused by the bite of an infected mosquito. Because the dogs coming to Saving Grace are from areas with limited resources to no medical care, parasites, like Heartworms are not uncommon. To provide necessary treatment and give our Heartworm dogs the opportunity for adoption and a long, healthy life, we begin treatment as soon as they test positive. We use a basic treatment plan, recommended by the American Heartworms Association, which includes a 30-day antibiotic prior to first treatment and then a 3-injection treatment over the course of 8-10 weeks.

If you fall in love with a Heartworm positive dog, you will have the option to enter into our Foster to Adopt Program (FTA) or choose to work with your veterinarian to treat the Heartworms. If you choose our FTA option, as the future adopter, you sign a Foster Agreement with us, and assume responsibility for the care of your dog with the option to return him/her to us for treatment. Once treatment is complete, final adoption can take place. Most Heartworm dogs respond well to treatment, but no treatment is without risk.

Mobility-Challenged Dogs

Some dogs come to SG with debilitating, painful injuries to one of their limbs. Dogs end up as “tri-pawds” due to accidents, injuries, or trauma to name a few or a dog may have a congenital birth defect.

Regardless of the reasoning, many dogs survive on three limbs, enjoying many of the same activities as a 4-legged dog. Our veterinarians evaluate each dog, make recommendations with the dogs’ best interests in mind. They weigh the other options and determine which option has the greatest chance of helping the dog live their highest quality life.

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Meet Our Dogs!

These are some of our dogs currently available at Saving Grace in Wake Forest, NC. They are just waiting for you to give them the wonderful home they deserve. Click on their picture to learn more about each one.

Don’t see exactly what your looking for? New dogs are arriving at the farm everyday. It can take several days for their profiles to be completed and added to our site.

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