NOTICE: Adams County government offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and 24, in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular business hours will resume on Monday, Nov. 27.

Service Fees & Deposits

 General Animal Shelter Fees (effective April 16, 2015)

Type of Action Fee / Deposit Amount
Adams County dog license fee
  • $25 or free if pet has current rabies shots and is spayed or neutered
Adoption fees
Note: At the discretion of management, the adoption fees for certain pets may be outside these ranges.
  • Cats: $50-150 (over 6 months)
  • Kittens: $100-150 (under 6 months)
  • Dogs: $100-250 (over 6 months)
  • Puppies: $200-250 (under 6 months)               
  • Other (rabbit, duck, etc.): $8-100
Animal euthanization fee
  • $50
Animal remains disposal fee
  • $35
Boarding fee (per night for animals brought in as strays)
  • $10 per night

Cat impound fee*

*Repeated impoundment of the same animal within an 18-month period will increase the fee by $10 (cumulative) for each additional impound.

  • $40

Dog impound fee*

*Repeated impoundment of the same animal within an 18-month period will increase the fee by $10 (cumulative) for each additional impound.

 

  • $40 with tags
  • $50 without tags
Microchip insertion fee
 
  • $20
Rabies vaccination fee
  • $10
Rabies vaccination deposit
  • $10 (refundable with proof of vaccination)
Release of single animal (or litter under eight weeks old) fee
  • $50-85
Senior Citizens (age 60+), active military, and veterans receive a 10% discount on adoption fees/
Note:  Certain pets may be priced outside of these ranges at discretion of management.