Is it free to rescue a puppy?
Although we can’t give away our dogs for free, your adoption fees cover a lot of veterinary expenses – such as microchipping and neutering – that would usually add up after buying a pet.
How long does it take for a rescue dog to trust you?
You can gauge the time it might take for your dog to fully acclimate to his home in threes: three days, three weeks, three months (Drs. London and McConnell)1. We think of that first 3 days (at a minimum) as the initial “detox period” as the dog transitions from the shelter to your home.
Where can I adopt a dog other than the Humane Society?
If you’re ready to adopt a dog, you may be searching on an animal rescue site such as PetFinder or maybe planning on heading to your local humane society. But do you know the difference between the humane society or animal shelter vs. dog rescue? Adoption organizations such as shelters, humane societies, and rescues are not all created equal.
Is the Humane Society of the United States?
Your local humane society is NOT part of the Humane Society of the United States. Each humane society in every state, county, or city is independent and have their own set of rules and regulations. In general, these shelters take in owner surrenders and stray dogs that don’t have a home.
How old do you have to be to adopt a dog from Humane Society of Charlotte?
Appointments scheduled to come to the shelter are reserved for any dog 6 months and older. Humane Society of Charlotte believes that the human-animal bond transcends socio-economic boundaries and welcomes all interested adopters.
How to adopt a dog from Halifax Humane Society?
In order to adopt an animal from our shelter, you must visit in person. The Halifax Humane Society is open seven days a week, so come by today and meet your next best friend. Visit our new Small Dog & Puppy Live Cam! (the temperature shown is the temperature outside not in the kennel!)
How to adopt a dog from Humane Society of Charles County?
If you are ready to peak at all our adoptable dogs… just scroll down… See one you like and wish to submit an adoption application — Click the “Apply for Adoption” for that specific dog. *****NEW****** ALL DOGS are required to leave the shelter once adopted on a leash/collar. When adopting a dog, please bring these items with you.
Do you have to visit the Humane Society to adopt a dog?
We encourage you to visit our shelter often to interact with our dogs. Please understand that some dogs are a little overwhelmed in this new scary environment and may exhibit a hard time adjusting with all of the new sights and sounds. Some things to consider before adopting.
How much does it cost to adopt a dog from Lonely Hearts Club?
Dogs (6 months & older): $180. Puppies (under 6 months): $250. Lonely Hearts Club Dogs: $99. High-Profile Pets: $200+. Discounts/Promotions: Pets for the Elderly – Senior citizens (age 60 and over) who adopt a dog or cat receive $50 off of their adoption fee.
Where is the best place to adopt a dog?
Adopting a dog who needs a home is one of the best things you’ll ever do. Your local animal shelter or rescue organization can help you find the right match for your family. There are also breed-specific rescue groups for every breed of dog, including “designer” or “hybrids” like labradoodles and puggles.