How much does it cost?
How do I adopt a pet?
Will my adopted pet be spayed/neutered?
What if the pet is already spayed/neutered?
Can I use my own vet for the spay/neuter surgery?
What if my adopted pet gets sick?
What if I have questions after we get home?
Our friends at Oregon Humane created a list of some things to consider before adopting. Ask yourself the following questions, and feel free to discuss these issues with Animal Services staff.
Do you have time for a pet?
Why do you want a pet?
Is your pet a good fit with your family?
Can you have a pet where you live?
Are you prepared to deal with special problems that a pet can cause?
Is it a good time for you to adopt a pet?
Are your living arrangements suitable for the animal you have in mind?