Why do rescues have adoption fees?
What does it cover?
Wellness exam: $58-$100
Rabies shot: $25
Heartworm test (dog): $48
Heartworm preventatives: $10/month
Flea/tick preventatives: $20/month
Basic vaccines: $25-$45
Fecal sample: $50
URI meds (cats): $25-$57
Dog food: $65/bag
Cat food: $20/bag
Everything you see listed are expenses we have per animal we bring in. That does not include emergency or unexpected vet bills. Also transport expenses vary based on where the animal is coming from. This is just a general and basic view of what goes into each animal and what the adoption fees (partially) cover.
Adoption fees are broken down as followed:
Cat/kitten that is already fixed
Cat/kitten not fixed yet
$175 + $25 spay/neuter deposit that is reimbursed after procedure is done
Dog/puppy that is already fixed
Dog/puppy not fixed yet
$450 + $50 spay/neuter deposit that is reimbursed after procedure is done
Dogs over 8 years old
Multi-pet adoption discount
Foster parent discount