How to Adopt and Fees

Which One do I choose ?

You can find a wide variety dogs and cats waiting to meet someone just like you right here. If you find one you love, please put his or her name on the application. Or, if you still aren’t sure which dog or cat is right for youl, our adoption specialists love playing matchmaker.

What happens after I apply ?

After we look over your application, we will talk to you on the phone about the dog or cat you’d like to adopt and tell you more about his or her personality.

Remember, our goal is to make a perfect match. Then we set up a meeting. If it is love at first site, we arrange a home visit. A home visit is done by a Almost Home member in your area. It helps ensure that the dog or cat you’re selecting is the right fit for you.

Adoption Fees

Cats: $150

Rabbits: $150


Puppies up to a year, $500
Adults 2-6 years old, $425
Seniors 6+ years old, $375

The fee covers spaying and neutering, microchipping, age-appropriate vaccines and/or medical care, and one free office visit at our vet. Please fill out the online Adoption Application if you are interested inadopting a dog or cat. All applications must be reviewed and are not guaranteed that adoption will occur. Almost Home prides itself in carefully choosing the right forever home for each and every pet.

What isn’t mentioned (but can still be included) is the cost of housing and utilities at the homes where our pets are being fostered. Our members give freely of themselves and do their best to train, reward, offer affection or even help the pet heal from untreated ailments so that it can be adopted when healthy. Food and medicine for our pets are covered by funds raised and donations. Ultimately a price cannot be put on the good natured efforts a foster home puts forth. Almost Home’s foster parents are invaluable to the re-homing process.

Although the adoption fee is a way to subsidize costs of caring for the numerous animals, it also serves one greater function. The adoption fee will put off anybody who is not willing to spend money on their animals. If you can not afford the adoption fee, then you are unlikely to be able to afford care for your pet when he falls ill or has an accident. Saving the money to adopt a dog is a lot easier than having $500.00 cash in hand when something goes wrong and medical attention is necessary.

If you won’t spend it to bring home a loving companion, then it is more than likely that you won’t spend it when it is really needed either. It is a harsh world out there for pets, and making sure the dogs go to a good, responsible home that will care for them for the rest of their life is the number one concern of Almost Home.