We answer a lot of questions frequently, so we wanted to combine those answers and resources here to make it easier for you!

Where are you located?

Our address is 8430 Flint Rock Dr, Boerne, Texas 78006. We are open every Saturday from 10am-2pm or by appointment.

I want to ADOPT:

Visit the "Our Dogs" tab and fill out the dog adoption application and contract.

OR visit the "Our Cats" tab and fill out the cat adoption application and contract.

  • Considering adopting a puppy?​​

  • How long does it take to hear back after I fill out an application?

    • In most cases, we will get back to you with questions or information within 3 days. The process always goes faster if you make sure to fill your application out completely. Please be patient, but if you don't hear from us within a week, please contact us at charmingpetrescue@gmail.com

  • Why is do you only adopt to people ages 22 and up?

    • Unfortunately we have had too many situations where an animal was not approved by parents and roommates or by landlords and ultimately has to be returned. We have limited resources to dedicate to adoptions, so we're focused on the most successful situations. ​

  • Why didn't I get the pet I applied for?

    • All pets on the website have not have their adoptions finalized, but we do often receive multiple applications for a pet and can be in the middle of the process with another adopter. We try to complete the process as quickly as possible and always look for the best situation for each animal to the best of our ability. Please check out one of the many other awesome animals we have available for adoption!​

I want to VOLUNTEER:

We'd love to have you volunteer with us! Please fill out the volunteer application.


We need people on the weekly schedule to commit to coming to take care of the dogs and cats a day or two each week--duties include feeding, watering and cleaning. We also need people to walk the dogs, take pictures, and write bios. Dogs and cats also need to travel to and from vet appointments or to meet their transport van, so we need drivers! Basically if you have a skill or some time, we'd love to have you! Please contact us​ to get started: email charmingpetrescue@gmail.com.


Please print and fill out the volunteer waiver by clicking here before volunteering on our property.

I want to FOSTER:

We're so excited to have you save a dog or cat's life by fostering for us! We need fosters who can help pets learn home life or just be temporary fosters for pets scheduled to leave on transports. Please fill out the foster application and contract. If you don't hear back from us within a week, PLEASE contact us at charmingpetrescue@gmail.com because we don't want to lose you in the shuffle!

How to Foster a Pregnant Mama Dog:

Click here to read our protocol!

Contract for Fostering Mother & Puppies: Please fill out here.

Orphan Kitten Handbook: Read the Kitten Lady's handbook for saving the tiniest of orphan kittens here.

Cat Labor information:

Cat pregnancy timeline: https://www.kobipets.com/cats/cat-pregnancy-timeline/

Cat Pregnancy: https://allaboutcats.com/cat-pregnancy

Also note: Cats will stop the labor if they feel vulnerable to their environment as if a predator is stalking them it will cause all of them to die. It's good to have a pet cam in there. 

I need to SURRENDER an animal:

Please fill out the Owner Surrender form by clicking here. We will get back to you as soon as possible to let you know if we're able to post your animal or if we have space at our rescue. It always helps if you're able to foster your pet or the stray you found until we are able to find a home. Please know we often cannot accept animals due to space limitations. We get many requests every day and simply cannot take every animal in need.

Owner or Stray Surrender Foster Agreement: Please fill it out here.

Do you need donations?

Yes, always! Please donate or see what items we need on our donate tab. We accept item donations any time in or next to the donation box outside our gates. Our address is 8430 Flint Rock Dr, Boerne, TX 78006.

I need help with my new pet!

You're not alone. Please be assured that it's normal for pets not to eat or potty much during the first few days in a new home. They might be scared and they just need time to adjust to a new environment. Please check out the resources below to help answer some other common questions: