In order to adopt, you must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age, and have a valid government ID. We welcome all visitors, from any county or state, to visit and adopt our shelter animals. Please allow at least an hour if you plan on adopting. You will need to fill out an adoption application in order to visit with the animals (applications are next to the sign-in area in the lobby of the shelter). You can also save time by downloading and filling out the application now:
Some of our animals have special adoption requirements. If you already have a dog and wish to adopt another, we may require a dog-to-dog interaction.
Some notes on pricing:
|Cat Adoption Fees|
|Kittens up to 5 months old||$100 (adopt one and 2nd is free)|
|Cats over 5 months old and up to 8 years old||$65 (adopt one and 2nd is free)|
|Senior Cat - 8 years or older||$45 (adopt one and 2nd is free)|
|Perfect Pairs (cats that must be adopted together)||Adopt one regular fee - 2nd Free|
|Dog Adoption Fees|
|All Puppies - under 6 months old||$260|
|Small Breed Adult Dogs - 6 months and older||$260|
|Other Adult Dogs - 6 months and older||$160|
|All Senior Dogs (any size) - 8 years or older||$100|
|Other Domestics Adoption Fees|
|Pocket pets (gerbils, guinea pigs, hamsters)||$20|
|Exotics (birds, snakes, etc.)||Individually priced, visit the shelter for details|
** - Legacy Adoptions: We provide valuable care and treatment for thousands of animals every year. They are all important to us. Our adoption fees help offset the cost of housing, feeding and caring for companion animals in our shelter. Some pets need an extraordinary amount of medical intervention and care. We can help these pets by pricing animals in higher demand with a higher adoption fee. The money raised by these “Legacy Adoptions” will allow us to provide lifesaving medical treatment, let us work with behavioral issues and help us care for animals that stay here longer before they find loving homes.
Variable adoption pricing or “Legacy” adoption pricing ensures that we can provide top quality of care for all animals.
Humane Society of Huron Valley
Monday-Wed: 11:00am to 6:00pm
Fax: (734) 929-0814
|Clinic:||Monday-Thurs: 8:00am to 7:00pm
Friday: 8:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
|** Appointments only — no walk-ins accepted **|
|Intake:||9:00am to 11:00am, 7 days a week
Noon to 5:00pm, 7 days a week
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HSHV is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt public charity. We are independently run and rely on the generosity of people like you to continue our mission to support the loving, responsible care of every animal in our community. HSHV is not affiliated with or funded by Michigan Humane Society or any other humane organization.
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