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Our goal is to make the adoption experience a pleasant and educational one for the adopter while placing a pet in a home where it is likely to succeed. This is accomplished by following strict guidelines when matching people and pets. The end result is — hopefully — a permanent and caring home for the pet and a loving companion for the adoptive family.

How to Adopt

Changes due to COVID-19

In compliance with social distancing regulations, we are now accepting online applications that may be filled out from home. Applicants will be contacted by email after submitting the form for further instructions in the adoption process.

Visit our shelter: Visitors are welcome to come to our shelter any time during business hours - no appointment needed! All our adoptable cats and dogs are on-site in our kennels. Our staff is familiar with each animal and can discuss the needs, behavior and temperament of each pet with you. Some pets may have a very limited history, but our staff can guide you by sharing observations we have made while interacting with them. We make every effort to match you with a friend for life. Interested adopters are welcome to visit with the pets; dogs can be taken for a walk on the property or visited in our playpens. For the protection of our animals and visitors, we are only able to allow individuals seriously considering adoption to interact with the pets. For those interested in sharing their time with the dogs and cats but are not considering adoption, our volunteer program offers a great opportunity to share the love!

Fill out an application: A pre-adoption interview and application (to be filled out in person at the shelter) qualify every adopter. Please note that we do not adopt out-of-state, and adopters must be aged 21+. As part of the application process, prospective adopters should be prepared to provide proof of home ownership and renters need to provide a lease that states they are permitted pets at their residence. The bulk of the application is used as a tool for our adoption counselors to educate & guide adopters in areas of pet care they may not be familiar with. Our experienced staff is available to counsel adopters on pet care, behavior and other issues. Within a few weeks from the time of adoption, all adopters are contacted by a pet counselor to ensure the transition is going well, and answer any questions or concerns that may arise post-adoption.

Adoption Fees

Kittens:   $125.00 + $25.00 refundable spay/neuter deposit

Cats:       $150.00

Puppies: $400.00 + $25.00 refundable spay/neuter deposit

Dogs:      $425.00

The following services are provided to each pet before adoption:

Cats & Kittens

Health Examination
Feline Leukemia/Feline Immunodeficiency Virus Test
Distemper Combo Vaccination
Rabies Vaccination (3 months & older)
Spaying/Neutering (5 months & older)
Fecal Exam & Worming
Flea & Tick Treatment
Ear mite Treatment
Complimentary Cat Carrier

Complimentary Food Sample

 

 

Dogs & Puppies

Health examination
Heartworm Disease Test
Heartworm Preventive (year-round)
Distemper Combo Vaccination (with Lepto)

Bordetella
Rabies Vaccination (3 months & older)
Spaying/Neutering (6 months & older)
Fecal Exam & Worming
Flea & Tick Treatment
Complimentary Leash & Collar

Complimentary Food Sample

 

 

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