Adoption fees for Dogs:  $140


Dogs have been:  ​Vet checked, Worm & Flea Treated, Rabies, Bordetella and DHLPP vaccinated, Heartworm tested, Spayed or Neutered,
Micro-Chipped & Registered upon adoption.


Adoption fees for Cats:  $40 until the first of the year. 

Cats have been:  Vet checked, Wormed & Flea Treated, Rabies and FVRCP vaccinated, FIV & FeLV tested, Spayed or Neutered, Micro-Chipped & Registered upon adoption.
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 Senior Adoption Program: 

Regular adoption fee does not apply to those animals designated as a part of
the program.  Any pet 8 Years of age or older is a senior pet. One may adopt one of our senior pets, for a Donation.


Adoption Process:

- Pre-adoption form and interview (at the shelter after meeting pet).
- You will be called within 24-72 hours and notified of approval or disapproval.
- If approved, you may pay for and pick up your new pet during next open day's business hours.


Our staff reserves the right to terminate or deny any adoption, at any time, for any reason.  Filling out a pre-adoption application does not guarantee that you will receive or be approved for that pet.

Adoption fees are non-refundable.

Pets at GHS are not viewable while quarantined.  We wait until they are healthy, recovered from medical procedures and ready to find a forever home before making them available for adoption.

Deposits/pre-payments are not accepted, as a potential owner needs to meet and spend time with the pet to see if they will be a good match for each other.

We adopt our pets to loving, indoor homes only.​
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Adoptable Pets
& Adoption Process
2011 Jefferson County Dog Licenses available at our office!
We do NOT do same-day adoptions, please see below for adoption process.