Adoption Fees

Dogs: Your adoption fee includes spaying/neutering, a Home Again microchip, current vaccinations and an engraved ID tag. Dog licenses and PA sales tax are additional.

Under 40 pounds:

  • 6 months and younger – $350
  • 7 months to 2 years old – $250
  • 3 to 8 years old – $150
  • 8+ years old – $75 or FREE to senior humans 65 years and older through our Seniors for Seniors program!
  • PLUS! Dogs often love having a friend! Adopt a second dog for HALF off the prevailing adoption fee

Over 40 pounds:

  • 6 months and younger – $350
  • 7 months to 2 years old – $225
  • 3 to 7 years old – $125
  • 7+ years old – $25 or FREE to senior humans 65 years and older through our Seniors for Seniors program!
  • PLUS! Dogs often love having a friend! Adopt a second dog for HALF off the prevailing adoption fee

 

Cats: Your adoption fee includes spaying/neutering, a Home Again microchip and current vaccinations. PA sales tax is additional.

  • 6 months and younger – $125
  • 7 months to 2 years old – $75
  • 3 to 8 years old – $50
  • 8+ years old – $25 or FREE to senior humans 65 years and older through our Seniors for Seniors program!
  • Kittens and cats love being adopted with their siblings and friends! Adopt a second (or third or more!) kitten or cat for HALF off the prevailing adoption fee

 

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

  • Rabbits – $45
  • Guinea pigs – $20
  • Hamsters/Gerbils/Rats/Mice – $8
  • Ferrets – $55
  • Chinchillas – $55

 

Birds: (available at Pet Smart, Temple or Wyomissing) PA sales tax is additional 

  • Lovebirds – $20
  • Parakeets – $15
  • Canary – $15
  • Cockatiels – $40
  • Conures – $100
  • Parrots – $150
  • Macaws – $200

 

Lizards/Snakes: (available at Pet Smart, Temple or Wyomissing) PA sales tax is additional

  • Turtles – $5
  • Small Reptiles – $20
  • Medium Iguanas – $30
  • Bearded Dragons –  $40
  • Large Reptiles – $50

 

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. PA sales tax is additional. 

  • Fowl – $5
  • Pot-Bellied Pigs $100
  • Goats – Males $75, Females $100
  • Horses – Case by case (Minimum donation – $250)