Owner Surrender

Need or want to surrender your pet? Find out about the process below...

Cats


We take owner surrender and stray cats on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12:00PM - 4:00PM. There is a $25 rehoming fee per animal

Process


Please leave the animal(s) in the car while you come into the shelter and complete the process. You will be asked to fill out a Feline Profile Form (PDF)  and asked why you are surrendering the animal so we can find the best match and home for that animal in the future. Felines that are owner surrendered are available for adoption to the public the following day verse our 7 day stray animal hold. This has numerous medical benefits for the kitty as they sometimes catch kitty colds from other cats. 
 

Behavioral Issues, Questions or Concerns?


If you are having behavioral issues with your cat and need help figuring out what to do please stop in and talk to one of our kennel attendants. It could be something as simple as moving a litter box to having a small infection that needs medical care by your vet. We will try to help you to the best of our ability. 

Also check out our Cat Behavior Issues Resource page for common occurring issues in homes.

TNR and Feline Spay/Neuter Programs


Stray cats do not do well in a shelter environment because they are used to being outside and free and are thus, harder to adopt. Many communities have low cost spay/neuter programs to help feral and stray cat populations. Keeping spayed and neutered cats around keeps the population down! Look into TNR (Trap, Neuter, Release) programs in your area.


Dogs

We take owner surrender dogs WEEKDAYS ONLY. Owners relinquishing must come into the facility prior to bringing the dog(s) through the door to speak with a staff member about the reason(s) for surrendering, potential for adoptability and to fill out a profile on the dog(s) to better help the staff rehome the animal. These assessments and paperwork can take 20-60 minutes. There is a $40 rehoming fee per canine.

*Please Note* We can not and will not adopt out a dog that has bitten or violently attacked someone.

Behavioral Issues, Questions or Concerns?


If you are having behavioral issues with your dog and need help figuring out what to do please stop in and talk to one of our kennel attendants. It could be something as simple as easy training tips, crating the animal while away, or something bigger such as having a medical problem that needs attention from your vet. We will try to help you to the best of our ability.

Also check out our Dog Behavior Issues Resource page for common occurring issues in homes.