Pet Adoption Info

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Pet Adoption Information

Puppies (Under 1 year) $495.00Young Dogs (6 months to 1 Year) $395.00Adult Dogs (1 to 7 Years) $325.00Senior Dogs (8+ Years) $125.00
Kittens (Up To 1 Year) $175.00Kitten Forced Bonded Pairs $250.00Two Kittens $300
Adult Cats (1 to 11 Years) $100.00Adult Forced Bonded Pairs $150.00Senior Cats (12+ Years) $45.00
  • How do I adopt a pet From CAHS

    Step 1 – Submit an adoption application. Must be 21 years of age. Step 2 – An adoption counselor will contact you for a phone interview to help find the right match for you. Step 3 – Once approved, we will book an appointment for you to visit your potential future pet! If you’re adopting a canine, you’ll need to do a canine meet and greet if you already have another dog in the household. Step 4 – Congrats! Our last step will be to take a photo of you and your new family member and share it on our Facebook page!

    All of our adoptable animals are available for you to spend as much time with as needed to get to know them before making the decision to add them to your family. Please consider the needs of all family members when choosing a pet. Bring the whole family if you can!

    For same day adoptions, especially on weekends, please bring your veterinary records with you.

    If driving to the shelter from a long distance away, it is best to call ahead to make sure the animal you are interested in is still available. You can call us at 603-447-5955.

  • Adoptions Include

    • Spay/Neuter Surgery
    • Heartworm testing (if over six months old)
    • FIV/FeLV testing for cats
    • Distemper vaccination
    • Rabies vaccination
    • Heartworm prevention
    • General de-wormer for intestinal parasites
    • Microchip with registration on national database
    • FREE office visit at participating local veterinarians
    • 30 days of free Trupanion Pet Health Insurance
  • Puppy Adoptions

    Puppies are cute – and they also require a tremendous amount of work and patience. After a few sleepless nights, they may not be as cute as you first thought! Please be sure to tell our adoption counselors what your daily schedule is like so they can advise of an appropriate age match for you to save you the heartache of realizing the hard way that you are not prepared for a puppy. Please consider that a puppy will require around the clock supervision in order to properly house train and obedience train.

    If you work long hours or are gone for more than 3-4 hours at a time, it will be very difficult to properly house train a puppy and can result in a very frustrating (and messy) experience for you. All puppies go through a period of intense chewing/teething. If you have small children in the home, it can be difficult to manage a rambunctious teething puppy at the same time. It is very important to do research ahead of time to know what to expect, and we highly encourage any puppy owner to sign up for a puppy obedience class

  • Training

    We encourage people to use training methods that focus on learning what motivates your dog and using that to build a positive relationship with your dog. We discourage anyone from using outdated training methods that rely on physical punishment or intimidation to frighten a dog into obeying.