Adoption Fees

Why Do Rescues Have Adoption Fees?

Along with daily care costs, the adoption fees help the Barks and Meows Adoption Rescue cover vaccination and medical prep costs for the dogs. At adoption, Barks and Meows Adoption Rescue dogs will be current on their vaccines and will have the following:

Barks-Meows-Costs

Adoption Fees:

Puppy Under 3 Months - $475
  • Has Had 1st Set of Vaccines
  • Is Dewormed
  • Is Not Yet Altered*
  • Has Not Been Heartworm Tested
Puppy Between 3-6 Months - $425
  • Has Had 1st & 2nd Set of Vaccines
  • Is Dewormed
  • Is Not Yet Altered*
  • Has Not Been Heartworm Tested
Puppy Between 6-8 Months - $450
  • Fully Vaccinated
  • Is Dewormed
  • Is Altered
  • Has Not Been Heartworm Tested
Adult Dog Up To 8 Years - $400
  • Is Fully Vaccinated
  • Is Dewormed
  • Is Altered
  • Has Been 4DX Tested
Senior Dog Over 8 Years - $250
  • Is Fully Vaccinated
  • Is Dewormed
  • Is Altered
  • Have Tested Negative for Heartworm

*All puppy adopters will be charged $75 (included above which will be refunded once proof of spay/neuter has occurred at the age of 6 months).

Adoption Inclusions:

  • Rabies: 1 year or 3 year)
  • Distemper (DHLPP or DHLPP-C)
  • Bordetella
  • 4DX test or Heartworm Prevention
  • Altered: Females Spayed or Males Neutered (over 6 Months)
  • Heartworm/Flea Prevention
  • Dewormed
  • MicroChipped (in some cases-depending on the Shelter)
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