Pet Adoption

 

Adoption fees are considered donations and are not refundable.

Dogs Available For Adoption

Cats Available For Adoption

Adult Dogs - $80.00
(Dogs that have already been spayed or neutered) This fee includes distemper vaccine and worming. Twelve weeks of age and up also includes rabies vaccine (1 year).

Puppies - $140.00
(Dogs that have NOT already been spayed or neutered) This fee includes a $60.00 deposit as per NYS Spay/Neuter Law, Section 377-a of Article 26. The total deposit of $60.00 is refundable in full in the animal is altered within 30 days of turning six (6) months old. PLEASE NOTE: This $60.00 fee is the only fee that is refundable when an animal is spay or neutered after leaving the Herkimer County Humane Society. The Herkimer County Humane Society will NOT refund any fees to individuals for spay/neuter that was done after the animal left the Herkimer County Humane Society. PLEASE SEE ADDITIONAL FORM FOR UNALTERED ANIMALS.

Adult Cats - $60.00
(Cats that have already been spayed or neutered) This fee includes distemper vaccine and worming. Twelve weeks of age and up also include rabies vaccine (1 year) and Felv/Fiv Test. There is an additional $5.00 charge for the Felv/Fiv Test. PLEASE NOTE: There is no Felv/Fiv Test for kittens under twelve (12) weeks of age.

Kittens - $85.00
(Cats that have NOT already been spayed or neutered) This fee includes a $35.00 deposit as per NYS Spay/Neuter Law, Section 377-a of Article 26. The $35.00 deposit is refundable in full if the animal is altered within 30 days of turning six (6) months old. PLEASE NOTE: This $35.00 fee is the only fee that is refundable when an animal is spay or neutered after leaving the Herkimer County Humane Society. The Herkimer County Humane Society will NOT refund any fees to individuals for spay/neuter that was done after the animal left the Herkimer County Humane Society. PLEASE SEE ADDITIONAL FORM FOR UNALTERED ANIMALS.

An Added Bonus for Adopting a Pet
When you adopt an animal from the Shelter, you will receive a year's membership to the Humane Society and the fee is half-price for the second adoption.

Adoption Application