Adopting a Pet

How to adopt a pet from us

  •  Interested applicants must complete an adoption application.
  •  Applicants must provide verification of home ownership or have landlord approval.
  •  Applicants must be at least 21 years old.
  •  All family members living in the household must meet the animal at the shelter.
  •  All dog adoptions must have dog-to-dog introductions. 
  •  Applicants must agree to spay or neuter unaltered adoptees before they are taken home. 


Available Animals

Click on the links below to view our available animals. 


Visit Dodge County Humane Society's PetFinder page



Cat and Kitten Adoption Fees

Kittens (under 1 year) $100.00 tax
Adult cats (over 1 year) $75.00 tax
Senior cats (over 8 years) Special pricing
Farm Friendly Cats* Special pricing

Adoption fee includes: feline leukemia/FIV Test, spay/neuter, distemper vaccination, and rabies vaccination (if age allows). Microchipping available for an additional $10.00. 

*Farm cats prefer to be outside with a warm shelter and food and water.

Click here to download our Cat Adoption Application



Dog and Puppy Adoption Fees

Puppy (Under 1 year) $200.00 tax
Adult dogs (under 8 years) $150.00 tax
Senior dogs (over 8 years) Special Pricing

Adoption fee includes: spay/neuter, distemper vaccination, rabies vaccination (if age allows), Bordatella, flea treatment and a deworming treatment. Microchipping of adopted pets is an additional $10.00

Click here to download our Dog Adoption Application



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Our Wish List

Kitten & Cats: 

  • Scoopable Litter (we are always running out of litter)
  • Dry Cat Food
  • Adams Flea Spray

Puppy & Dogs:  

  • Adams Flea Spray
  • Puppy Chow
  • Dry Dog Food

Shelter Needs:

  • Bleach
  • Postage Stamps
  • Garbage Bags 13 Gallon
  • Copy Paper
  • Cash Donations
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Renuzit adjustable air fresheners
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper (septic safe)
  • Morton Water Softener Crystals
  • Gas Cards

The Shelter always needs and appreciates your donations!

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Looking for a pet? The Dodge County Humane Society has many dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, rabbits, birds and other small animals available just looking for their forever home.

Click here to meet them.


Whether it's walking dogs, cleaning kennels, or helping at a fundraiser event, volunteers play a huge role in the success of Dodge County Humane Society.

Click here to find out how you can a difference in the lives our animals today.


Your support allows Dodge County Humane Society to continue providing care for our local animals in need of homes.

Click here to make a secure donation online.