Adopt A Pet

Online Adoption Application

Adoption Fees

Cat (7 months and older) – $85
Kitten (younger than 7 months old) – $100
Dog (7 months and older) – $150
Puppy (younger than 7 months old) – $180
Pocket Pets (rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, etc.) – $15 each, cage and supplies NOT included

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Additional Information

PHS spays and neuters all dogs and cats before they leave the shelter. It is a responsible way to do our part about overpopulation of unwanted animals. It also prevents the possibility of these animals’ offspring becoming shelter residents in the future.

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