Adoption Process

Choosing to adopt a new dog or cat from the Pet Adoption Center is a decision that will affect your family for the next 10-20 years and will bring you tremendous joy. Because this is such an important decision and there are many animals to choose between, our staff will gladly help you make an informed decision when considering our adoptable pets. In addition to the information offered on these pages, please take the time to interact with your prospective pet at our facility before your take him or her home.

Children and other pets are welcome during this process.
Dog in Lap
Research Your Ideal Pet
Adopting a pet through the Pet Adoption Center is a trouble-free process, made even easier by the helpful staff. The first step in the process is to do a little research to determine what type of animal you’d like to consider. Once at the shelter, you will take a look at all the animals that are immediately available. Please know that there are many to choose from, so come at a time you won’t feel rushed.

Our adoptable pets

Meet the Pet
If you plan on adopting through the Pet Adoption Center, you will want to bring along your children so that they may interact with the animal as well. If you have concerns about the pet you currently have at home getting along with a new animal, we can make arrangements for your current pet to interact with the one you are considering as well. 
 
Apply for Pet Adoption (PDF).

Cost
The cost for adopting at the Pet Adoption Center is:

Animal
Cost
Cats and Kittens
$60
Dogs and Puppies $60
Parrots $60
Rabbits and Ferrets $30
"Pocket Pets" (gerbils, hamsters or rats) $5