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 - $575
  • Has Had 1st Set of Vaccines
  • Is Dewormed
  • Is Not Yet Altered*
  • Has Not Been Heartworm Tested
  • Is microchipped
  • Is on heartworm prevention (if in season) flea/ tick prevention
  • Fed exclusively Royal Canin Puppy Food
Puppy Between 3-6 Months - $450
  • Has Had 1st & 2nd Set of Vaccines
  • Is Dewormed
  • Is Not Yet Altered*
  • Has Not Been Heartworm Tested
Puppy Between 6-8 Months - $525
  • Fully Vaccinated
  • Is Dewormed
  • Is Altered
  • microchipped
  • Is on Heartworm prevention ( in season) and flea/tick prevention
  • Has Not Been Heartworm Tested
Adult Dog Up To 8 Years - $500
  • Is Fully Vaccinated
  • Is Dewormed
  • Is Altered
  • Has Been 4DX Tested
  • Is on Heartworm  prevention (if in season), flea/tick prevention
  • Comes with a leash, collar and body harness
Senior Dog Over 8 Years - $300
  • Is Fully Vaccinated
  • Is Dewormed
  • Is Altered
  • Has been 4DX tested
  • Is on Heartworm Prevention (if in season) and flea/tick
  • Comes with a leash, collar and body harness

*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
  • Lepto
  • 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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