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Adoption information

Interested in adopting a dog?

Pets can be great stress relievers and companions, but there are several important questions to consider before you make the decision to adopt:

  • Are you able to provide for a pet financially?
    Do you have the financial means to provide food, licensing, and veterinary care?
  • Are you prepared for the long-term commitment?
    You might be home to care for all your pets’ needs now, but will this still be the case if and when the situation changes?
  • Are you physically able to provide for a pet?
    Do you have the ability to give your dog the physical activity it needs? Do you have a yard or nearby park where you can practice physical distancing while providing for your pet?

If you have answered yes to all these questions, your next step is to find a pet that’s right for you and your family.

If you would like to adopt a dog from Animal Services:

For cat adoptions, please visit Petfinder.com

Adoption fees

All adoption fees are available on the Animal Services fee listing.

Adoption fees include:

  • Mandatory spaying/neutering
  • First license
  • Veterinarian check up
  • First vaccinations
  • Tattoo
  • Microchip implant
  • 6 weeks of free pet insurance
  • Small bag of dog food
  • De-worming for young pups
  • Literature on responsible pet ownership.
Last update: May 15, 2020

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