How do I adopt a pet?
Once you have chosen a pet that you would like to adopt, you will need to fill out an application for adoption (Dog Adoption Application or Cat Adoption Application) and a Property Owner / Rental Agreement. These two forms need to be completed and turned in for the staff to “hold” an animal for a potential adopter.

If you are adopting a dog and have another dog in the home, we will set up a time for you to bring your dog in to be introduced to the shelter dog in order to ensure that they will get along. We also encourage that all family members meet the pet to ensure that all are in agreement.

The shelter staff will review you application and let you know if there are any questions. Once the application is approved and the dog introduction, if applicable, is completed successfully, an adoption appointment will be scheduled at your convenience. At the time of the adoption appointment, you will sign the adoption contract, register the pet’s microchip in your name, and receive the appropriate paperwork for the pet you are adopting. You will then be able to take the pet home.

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1. What is required to adopt a pet and what does the adoption include?
2. How do I adopt a pet?
3. My pet has been impounded. How do I redeem my pet?
4. I can no longer keep my pet. How do I relinquish it to the shelter?
5. How do I report my lost pet?
6. How do I report a pet that I have found?