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Adoption Application


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HSSC Adoption Application

General Adoption Information


  • You must be 18 years of age or older to adopt and provide a valid (non-expired) photo ID.
  • HSSC Reserves the right to deny an adoption application without explanation
  • HSSC does not refund adoption fees
  • Adoptions fees are due at the time an Adoption Contract is signed
  • HSSC does not make payment arrangements for adoptions


HSSC offers dogs, cats, and rabbits that are altered through our Adoptions Program.  These animals are rescued from a variety of situations, owner surrenders, abandoned (strays) and local animal shelters (also known as “pulls”).

Animals can be a costly venture (just as having a child is).  Therefore it is vital that you consider the financial impact of becoming a pet parent.  HSSC recommends that you consider purchasing a pet health insurance package, usually available through your local veterinarian.

Animals available for adoption have been evaluated on their known behavior history, as well as health and temperament.  HSSC keeps all animals in its custody until they are adopted.  Exceptions to this rule are as follows:

  • An animal who becomes unusually aggressive towards humans or other animals.
  • A medical condition exists, as diagnosed by a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, that would cause great suffering or loss of quality of life to the animal.
  • An animal is transferred to another agency for better opportunity for adoption.

Most animals taken into the HSSC Adoption program starting January 1, 2016 are micro-chipped.

All animals that are adopted from HSSC have been spayed/neutered and microchipped. Dogs and cats have been dewormed, flea treated, and have age appropriate vaccinations prior to adoption.

All animals that are adopted from HSSC are current (up-to-date) with their vaccinations.  The adopter may be required to continue with vaccinations, at their own expense, after adoption.



Adoption Fees


  • Felines $45-$85*
  • Canines $100-$250*   

                *prices may vary by season, breed, & depending on adoption specials *



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  • Forms of Payment Accepted:
    • Cash
    • Check
    • Credit Cards: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express (through PayPal)


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