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Adoption Fees

With so many animals in need of loving homes, the adoption option has never been easier!

In addition to giving an animal a second chance with a new family, it is a financial benefit for YOU to adopt! Did you know that on average, a “free” cat or dog will cost you anywhere from $580-$800 just in initial fees such as spaying/neutering, microchipping and initial vaccines? At the Guelph Humane Society these services and procedures are included in the adoption fee, for only a fraction of the price! By adopting you also have the added benefit of having a support system in place that if you need any advice on your new family member, we are only a phone call away!

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Adoption Fees for Cats

Kittens – $250
Adult 
Cats – $225
Senior Cats (7 years and older) – $100
This fee includes over $350 in services, including:

  • spay or neuter
  • vaccinations – age appropriate/up to date
  • rabies vaccine for all pets 4 months of age or older
  • FIV/FelV testing
  • deworming
  • flea treatment
  • ear mite treatment (if needed)
  • break away collar
  • nail trim (if needed)
  • microchip identification implant and tag
  • 6 weeks of OSPCA Pet Insurance
  • 7 day home trial
  • applicable taxes
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Adoption Fees for Dogs

Puppies (<6 months old) – $350
Adult Dogs (>6 months old) – $325
Senior Dogs – $275
This fee includes over $400 in services, including:

  • spay or neuter
  • vaccinations – age appropriate/up to date
  • rabies vaccine for all pets 4 months of age or older
  • deworming
  • flea treatment
  • ear mite treatment (if needed)
  • bath and nail trim
  • microchip identification implant
  • 6 weeks of OSPCA Pet Insurance
  • 7 day home trial
  • applicable taxes

Please note that new dog owners are responsible for purchasing a Municipal Dog License.

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Adoption Fees for Small Animals

Rabbits and Guinea Pigs – $25 or 2 for $35
Rabbits if spayed/neutered – $150
Hamsters, Mice, Gerbils, Rats, Degus – $10 or 2 for $15
For birds & other exotics – please call the Guelph Humane Society for details 519-824-3091

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