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Adopt a Pet


Available Dogs

These furry friends are in need of a forever home. Puppies and adult dogs alike make great companions. Let us help you find your new best friend!​
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Available Dogs


Available Cats

Interested in adopting a cat? We have the purrfect selection for you!
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Available Cats

Looking to find a fur-ever best friend? 

So you want to add a family member? There is no better way than to adopt a shelter pet and give him or her a second chance. CARE Humane is an open-entry shelter welcoming dogs, cats, and even small critters on a daily basis. While a majority of animals are housed at the main campus, some are too sensitive to be in our general adopt kennels, some are in foster homes. You can browse available animals on our website or visit most of them in person at our campus at 1140 Ware Rd.


Adoption Process

Learn about our adoption process in 6 easy steps!
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Adoption Process

Our adoption process helps you find a happy furry friend that fits with your lifestyle. 

Walk-ins (Tuesday-Sunday 12-4:15 pm)

Appointments are highly recommended


Please apply via the selections below:

Email to schedule your appointment.

Adoption Applications:

What's Included in Your Adoption?

Below are some other awesome benefits included in this fee.

  • Spay/Neuter Surgery (or deposit slip towards S/N)

  • Microchip & Registration 

  • DA2PPV/FVRCP vaccine

  • Deworming

  • Physical exam

  • Heartworm test and preventative (dogs)

  • One waived office fee at select vets within 7 days of adopting

Adoption FAQs

  • How do I prepare?
    We recommend that you investigate which type of pet best suits your lifestyle. Then, make sure you have food, bowls, bedding and litter ready for your new pet.
  • What do I bring with me?
    Your pet should leave with a collar and leash for dogs or a cat carrier. You must also provide your photo i.d. along with your adoption request.
  • What to do if I rent?
    If you are wanting to adopt a new pet and you rent from either a private party or a rental agency, we require documents stating you are allowed to have the pet on the property. You can either bring a signed copy of a Pet Addendum or a reciept stating that you have paid all necessary fees and deposits they require of you. We will call landlords to verify approval.
  • What do I do if I have problems when I take my pet home?
    Contact the CARE Humane Society if you have any questions or concerns about your pet's health and behavior. We will work hard to put you in touch with a veterinarian or an obedience coach to facilitate the transition.
  • How much does an initial veterinary exam cost?
    Several Lee County veterinary clinics offer a free first visit to the adopted animal if you take your new pet to the clinic within 7 days of adoption.
  • How are adoption rates based?
    Our rates range between $ 50 and $ 150. We base our adoption rates on species, length of stay, medical problems, age and sponsorship programs.
  • What do I do if I have other pets at home?
    We always welcome you to do a meet and greet with your current pet here at the shelter. If you wish to schedule a meeting and meet one of our shelter animals, email us at
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