How to Adopt
Adopters may visit our shelter anytime during open hours to browse animals available for adoption. All our available animals will have adoption profiles posted on the kennel to tell you a bit more about them (such as their name, age, energy level, etc). If you have any questions or you would like to meet with an animal outside of their cage, please find a volunteer or staff member to assist you. Please note that you must 18 or older to meet with and adopt an animal.
Once you have identified an animal you are interested in adopting, a member of our Animal Care team will be available to counsel your adoption and you will be asked to fill out an Adoption Questionnaire to help us make sure the animal you’ve selected is a good match for your households. Remember we are here to help set you and your new pet up for success, so we reserve the right to deny any adoption.
After you have successfully completed your adoption counsel, one of our Customer Service Representatives will assist you in finalizing your adoption. You will be required to provide a valid driver’s license or state-issued ID, sign an adoption contract. All of our animals are spayed/neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated up to what their age allows. We will provide you with their full medical history, any relevant behavior notes, and a folder full of goodies to help you welcome your new pet home.
When we are not running any promotions, our adoption fees are as follows:
Adoption fees include: Spay/Neuter, Microchip, Vaccinations, 1 year animal license (only for Elk Grove residents), and more!
|Puppy (Under 1 year old)||$150|
|Adult Dog (Under 20lbs)||$150|
|Adult Dog (21lbs or more)||$100|
|Kitten (Under 6 months)||$75|
|Adult Cat (6 months or older)||$40|
|Senior Special (Pets over 8 years or adopters 65 and up)||$25|
|Other Small Mammal||$10|
|Exotics, Equine, or Livestock||Market Value|