Adoption Fees

ThreeKittensIn a small percentage of adoptable dogs, PHS/SPCA requires an $90 training fee. This fee, collected at the time of adoption, enrolls your adopted dog in our training class. Our staff and volunteers make shelter visitors aware of the training fee early in the adoption process. We require training when it will greatly add to a dog’s success in his or her new home. Our goal is not to make the process cumbersome, but to do what we know will ensure a lasting adoption. Having spent time with each dog prior to adoption, having a good knowledge of breeds, plus a success rate for lasting adoptions well above the national average, we feel good about our matchmaking process.

Spay/neuter surgery and Health/behavior screening is included in the adoption fee for rabbits. Adoption fees for domesticated and exotic birds, iguanas, lizards, and other uncommon animals are set individually.

 

AnimalAdoption Fee
Dogs$120
Dogs ages 7+$75
Puppies (under 6 months)$135
Cats$80
Cats ages 7+$50
Kittens (under 6 months)$120
Rabbits$40
Rats$10
Mice$5
Guinea Pigs$15
Hamsters$10
Pigeons/Doves$10
Ducks$20
Chickens$20
Geese$25
TurtlesVaries by species, call ext. 354 with questions
Iguanas and Bearded Dragons$35
Birds and SnakesVaries by species, call ext. 354 with questions
Large-sized Livestock (horses, cows, etc)$50
Medium-sized Livestock (goats, pigs, sheep)$25

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