Adoption Fees

Adoption Fees Dogs: Cost includes spaying/neutering, a Home Again microchip and an engraved ID tag. Dog licenses are additional.

  •  6 months and younger – $280.00 + tax = 296.80 + PA dog license
  • 7 months – 2 years – $240.00 + tax =$254.40 + PA dog license
  • 3 – 6 years – $175.00 + tax = $185.50 + PA dog license
  • 7-10years – $70.00 + tax = 79.50 + PA dog license
  • 10years+ – $25.00 + tax = 26.50 + PA dog license
  • BONDED PAIRS (dogs unable to be separated as designated by ARL): $200.00 tax = $212.00 + 2 PA dog licenses
  • Seniors for Seniors – Dogs 7 years and older are FREE to Senior humans 65 years and older!

Cats: Cost includes spaying/neutering, a Home Again microchip, most vaccinations, and a combo test.

  • Kittens – 4 years – $125.00 + tax = 132.50
  • 5-7 years – $75.00 + tax = $79.50
  • 8 and older – $35.00 + tax = $37.10
  • Seniors for Seniors – Cats 8 years and older are FREE to approved Senior Humans 65 years and older!

Critters: (available at Pet Smart, Temple) Please be advised critters (i.e. rabbits, guinea pigs, etc.) are excluded from all sponsored adoption/free adoption events.  

  • Rabbits – $45.00 + tax
  • Guinea pigs – $20.00 = tax
  • Hamsters/Gerbils/Rats/Mice – $8.00 + tax
  • Ferrets – $55.00 + tax
  • Chinchillas – $55.00 + tax

Birds: (available at Pet Smart, Temple)

  • Lovebirds – $20.00 + tax
  • Parakeets – $15.00 + tax
  • Canary – $15.00 + tax
  • Cockatiels – $40.00 + tax
  • Conures – $100.00 + tax
  • Parrots – $150.00 + tax
  • Macaws – $200.00 + tax

Lizards/Snakes: (available at Pet Smart, Temple)

  • Turtles – $5.00 + tax
  • Small Reptiles – $20.00 + tax
  • Medium Iguanas – $30.00 + tax
  • Bearded Dragons –  $40.00 + tax
  • Large Reptiles – $50.00 + tax

Farm animals: Please be advised farm animals (i.e. horses, goats, chickens, etc.) are excluded from all sponsored adoption/free adoption events.  All farm animal adoptions must be approved by our Shelter Manager and are subject to a home visit.

  • Fowl – $5.00 + tax
  • Pot-Bellied Pigs $100.00 + tax
  • Goats – Male $75.00 + tax, Female $100.00 + tax
  • Horses – Case by case (Minimum donation – $250.00)