Thinking about adopting… 


When you make the decision to adopt a rescue animal, you are choosing to save a life. With each adoption, space is made for another animal in need- giving them opportunity to also find a forever home and become a much loved pet.


Below are just a few benefits of adopting an animal from a rescue:


  1. You'll have the opportunity to adopt from a variety of animals

  2. They will help find the right match for you

  3. You'll save a life

  4. You'll help break the breeding/cruelty cycle

  5. You'll save money

  6. You'll receive a vetted pet

  7. You'll receive a new best friend

  8. Your adoption fee will go back into helping other animals

  9. You'll gain lifelong  support (can ask the rescue questions at any time)

  10. The animal can be returned if something unexpected occurs

 Adoption Application Process…

Once you have been in contact with one of our Saving Animals Matters Rescue representatives, we can then email an application form to you/ or an online form can be completed via our website. You must complete this application and sign and submit it to us complete with the required uploaded images/documentation outlined below. These should be emailed to

You will need to supply:

  • 3 Photos of the area where the animal would reside (only required for dog adoptions).

  • A copy of photo ID.

  • If renting, evidence of your rental being “pet friendly”

Upon receiving the completed form and outlined images/documentation, we will make arrangements for you to meet the desired animal. Should the ‘meet and greet’ go well and you would like to proceed with the adoption, the fee can be deposited via direct bank transfer to the rescue’s account. Once the fee has cleared (and not before), you will be able to take your new pet home! Please note* we do not accept cash payments.

Adoption Process

  1. Completion of the Adoption Application form. This can be obtained by emailing or completed via the below form. 

  2. Submitting the required images/documentation.

  3. Meet and greet with the animal is arranged

  4. Adoption fee paid by via direct bank transfer

  5. Your new pet can be taken home

Please carefully read the ‘Animal Adoption Application/Agreement terms’ before completing the below application form. If you would like a copy of the manual Adoption Agreement, please click the below link.

Adoption Agreement – Click to download