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Adopt!

Is it time to get that furry new family member you've been dreaming of? Scroll down to see our available adorable pets. Someone is waiting to meet you!

Meet Our Pets!

Central to our mission at Dutchess County SPCA is the securing of loving, responsible, permanent homes for our pets. Each year, the DCSPCA adopts out approximately 1,500 animals into loving homes.  

 

Note: We have found that a quiet shelter greatly reduces anxiety in our animals. When you visit, you will be escorted through the shelter by a staff member to view animals that meet your search criteria. 

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Potential Adopters

  • Are 21 years of age or older.

  • Have identification showing your present address.

  • Have the knowledge and consent of your landlord.

  • Are able and willing to spend the time and money necessary to provide training, medical treatment and proper care for a pet.

Choosing
a Pet

Review the pet profiles below. This list is automatically updated to show all currently available pets.

Complete the
Application

The application helps our counselors determine which animal would be the best match for you.  Give detailed answers to help them ensure it's a good fit for everyone.  Applications are for pre-screening only.  Final approvals for adoptions will be made once we've met you in person.

Don't see the pet you are looking for? Complete our general application, then keep an eye on this page for a pet you'd like to meet. 

Meeting 
Potential Pets

Once your application is reviewed, you will receive an e-mail notifying you whether your application passed

pre-screening. You will then be invited to visit us during our open walk-in hours or by appointment to meet us and your potential new pet.

Cats & Kittens

Fees - 

Kittens (< 6 months) - $200      

Cats (> 6months) - $130         

Senior Cat (7 years +) - $65     

Special Needs Cats - $35     

2nd Adult Cat - $65      

2nd Kitten - $100

Dogs & Puppies

Fees -              

Puppies (< 6 months) - $450      

Dogs (> 6 months) - $275      

Senior Dogs (7 years +) - $100   

Special Needs Dogs - $75          

Pocket Pets

Fees - 

Rabbits - $65

Fancy Rabbits - $80

Guinea Pigs - $40

2nd Pig - $30