adopt a pet?
In case “Because it’s the right thing to do” isn’t enough. A shelter pet is more than one in a million—she’s one in 2.7 million. That’s the number of adoptable dogs and cats who are still euthanized each year in the United States, simply because too many pets come into shelters and too few people adopt. The number of euthanized animals could be reduced dramatically if more people adopted pets instead of buying them. When you adopt, you save your animal and open up shelter space for another animal who might need it.
Find out how to adopt a pet quick & easy
How do I adopt a pet?
First take a look at all the wonderful we have available for adoption. If you have any questions about any of our available dogs or would like to make an appointment to come see one or more of our dogs, use the contact section at the bottom of this page and we will get back to you asap.
Are there any adoption requirements?
We do have adoption requirements and an adoption form that must be filled out and approved in order to adopt a dog. We do have any adoption fee which covers spay or neuter, vaccinations, etc.
How to avoid picking the wrong pet?
Don’t decide on a specific breed or type of dog that sounds like the best match for your home, without taking into consideration the often WIDE variation in physical and personality characteristics of individual pets. Make sure to spend time and get to know the actual pet you are going to adopt as much as possible, before deciding to adopt that individual pet.
Don’t adopt a dog without doing some self reflection, planning and research first. How much time do you have in your life right now to bring in a new pet that may require training? Are you financially ready if your new pet is injured, or gets sick?
Don’t make an impulse decision on-site. It can be overwhelming when there are so many adorable furry faces begging you with their sad yes to “pick me pick me” and take them home! If you get emotional in a rescue setting, take a more objective family member or friend along to make sure you are making as good and rational choice of a match for your lifestyle and pet experience.
Don’t let your kids sway you to pick an inappropriate dog. While involving your children in the pet adoption selection and adoption process is a wonderful way to teach them about responsible pet ownership and many other important life lessons, you as the adult need to make sure the pet you adopt is a good selection.
Vet Q&A: Are pets for adoption healthy?
Dogs adopted from trusted shelters and rescues are usually very healthy. We work very hard to keep all our dogs happy and healthy, by keeping their living environment clean and safe at all times If they do happen to become ill, we make sure the animals receive appropriate treatment for their ailments. Furthermore, we keep animals current on their vaccinations, and spay or neuter dogs before adoption.