Adopting a Puppy

Who doesn’t love a puppy? The big liquid eyes, wiggly butts and rubbable tummies get us every time! In addition to all the standard commitments and sacrifices needed when adopting a dog, puppies come with some additions!



  • To be potty trained.
    This means they’ll need to go outside every two hours, day and night. Plus, there will likely be messes in your home that will need to be cleaned up.
  • To be crate trained.
    Crate training takes advantage of your dog’s natural instincts to seek out a comfortable, quiet and safe place when the environment around them becomes too loud or overwhelming. It’s an important tool in preventing dogs from chewing on items in the home or during housetraining. Crates are also a safe way to transport your dog in the car.
  • Consistent routines and schedules.
  • Outlets for all their energy – especially in their chewing stage (between 3 and 6 months).
  • To be taught and trained.
  • Socialization.
  • A home that is “puppy-proof”.
  • Regular walks and exercise.
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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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    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!

    Dogs with Suitcase.

    Bring Them Back

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

    Foster a Dog

    Foster puppies peeking out of a fence.

    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.

    Dog supervising paperwork.

    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!

    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

    Volunteer for Saving Grace

    Explore Volunteer Options

    Find your sweet spot!

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    Fill Out the Application

    Begin the process to join our team.

    New Volunteer Orientation

    Get Oriented

    Attend volunteer orientation.

    Volunteer holding dog.

    Attend a Mentor Session

    We'll show you the ropes.

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    Sign up for Shifts/Tasks

    Make a difference.

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    Keep Coming Back!

    Make a difference.

    Host a Dog for a weekend

    Will you take a deserving dog for the weekend to give them a break from the Funny Farm?

    We Need Fosters!

    Not all our dogs are ready to stay at the Funny Farm - our Fosters help get them ready for adoption!

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    Legacy Giving

    Donate Supplies

    Create a fundraiser

    Shop the Supply Co.

    Other ways to give:

    Saving Grace Supply Company

    Monday - Friday: 9am - 7pm
    Saturday: 10am - 4pm
    Sunday: Closed

    4016 Durham Rd Raleigh, NC 27614

    Saving Grace Supply Company

    Get the basics to help you make your new adoptee feel at home!

    Shop Online!

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