We take our responsibility to keep our dogs, volunteers, fosters, adopters, and communities safe. Due to the COVID-19 virus, we have decided to follow the CDC’s recommendations while continuing to do what we can to save the lives of animals in need.


Effective immediately we will be making the following changes:


  • We will not be participating in any public events until further notice under the direction of the CDC. 

  • We will only be accepting and processing applications for dogs that are listed as "available" for adoption at this time on our website. We simply do not have the capacity to respond and process applications to have "on file" for a later date. This includes any dogs currently on medical hold. Please make sure the dog you are applying for is listed as Accepting Applications. 

  • We have moved to virtual home visits via Facetime, Messenger Video, Zoom, etc versus onsite visits as part of our application process.

  • We will conduct our initial meet and greets via a Zoom meeting with a B-Squad adoption coordinator, foster, and approved adopter.

  • Final meets and adoption will be scheduled in an outdoor space to minimize risk of exposure.

  • We will only be able to adopt to the following states at this time: South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, and Minnesota. If you are applying from one of these states, please check with your local emergency management and ensure you will be able to safely travel to Sioux Falls, SD to finalize an adoption. Thank you!


Please expect delays in communication at this time as our volunteers are working as hard and as swiftly as they can on many issues and emergencies.


Thank you so much for your understanding, flexibility, and support!

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