How to adopt

Adopt an Animal

Adopt a cat

Prepare to Adopt

When you adopt from our shelter or retail partners (select Pet Valu and PetSmart locations) you are saving a life. We can help you find your perfect match and adopt!

Owning a pet is a big commitment.  It includes providing a healthy diet, medical care, exercise and playtime.

Adopt a small animal

We can Guide you

HSDR can help you decide if adoption is right for you and guide you through each step of the process.  You will meet with adoption staff where they learn about you and your lifestyle before  meeting your new pet.

To adopt a pet, please submit an application.   You will be contacted for a phone interview.

Dog running

Adoption Process

1.   Apply online - email application to:
Dog application
Cat application
Small animal application
2.  Attend phone interview with HSDR staff
3.  Meet and Greet
4.  Finalize the Adoption

*Adoptions and visitations are by appointment only.  

Adopt a Pet