The mobile adoption bus will be hitting the city of Edmonton Saturday November 7th 2013. The time and location to be announced. Please check back and/or message us for animal attendance requests:)
C.A.R.E.S CANADA K-9 COUNTRY ORPHANAGE,
Thank you so much for looking into adoption for your next pet through a shelter! Please review this email to address any questions you may have.
The individual profiles of each adoptable resident are reflective of their current adoption status. If the information you seek is not printed in the animal description, we do not have it to offer. Each customized profile is updated with current video, pictures, and descriptions as they are collected.
· You will find all applicable information available for review on our website prior to your visit. This includes, the terms of adoption, after adoption support services, boarding/training, foster program and contact information.
· Adoptions are based on a first come first served basis with regular viewing hours posted weekly. Shelter dog viewings are held at the K9 country shelter, as well as offsite via our mobile adoption events as posted under the News section of this site.
· Excluding some of the special needs dogs that we have determined would better benefit from care provided by external foster homes; Adoptable dogs reside at the K9 country orphanage, allowing us to better promote adoption as well as for the convenience potential adoptors.
An adoption fee ends up saving you money! Shelters and rescue groups usually cover initial veterinary costs to prepare the pet for a new home. This is a breakdown of the average initial costs of “Responsible Pet Owner Ship” of a “FREE DOG” totaling $1835 - $2435. Initial cost of C.A.R.E.S. SHELTER DOG the average value of procedures and is between $475.00 & $575.00 with special needs animals ranging from $75-$275.00
· Veterinary wellness visit and exam $85
· 6wks complementary health insurance $
· Spaying or neutering $475
· vaccination $105 x 2
· Rabies vaccination $105
· Visit to the groomer $85
· Flea/tick treatment/external parasites $180
· Microchip/ tattoo $105
· Internal parasite treatments $90
· Dental Scaling $500
· Extractions $600 plus
|If you were to pay a similar fee for an animal through a breeder or pet not only would you not be helping a pet in need, but you would be feeding the machine that turns out puppy mill animals and backyard breeders that has led to the overpopulation problem.
“ADOPT DON’T SHOP” *you’ll save not only money but TWO LIVES, the one of the animal you adopt and the one that takes its place.
In addition, please review the Cost of “Responsible Pet Ownership” annual Budget chart, as considering financial commitments, for a life time is crucial prior to adoption.
** If you were to pay a similar fee for an animal through a breeder or pet store, you would be neglecting a pet in need, as well as supporting intentional breeding that has led to an overpopulation of pets.
WHERE DO OUR DOGS COME FROM?Our dogs are all unwanted dogs. Some of the come to us directly from their owners, others come from the animal control law-enforcement system via shelter transfers and via breed rescue organizations that actively rescue dogs of their favored breed. We do not have additional information other than what we have been able to offer on the individual pet profiles on our website.
Our web address is CENTRALANIMALSERVICES.COM. You may also LIKE US ON FACE BOOK, via CARES K-9 Country Orphanage, joining our thread to BECOME PART OF THE SOLUTIONJ
We are a non government funded private shelter, operating out of a Centralized Shelter Facility. We are run primarily by a small group of dedicated volunteers with shared a mission to put ourselves as an animal shelter, out of business through PROMOTION OF RESPONSIBLE PET OWNERSHIP! We are now celebrating our 16th year of successful operations as a “NO KILL SHELTER”.
as a business.We direct business activities accordingly. Though directed towards a good cause, remaining a non-funded operation. We are a business and like any other and rely upon and appreciate your support and patronage. All of the animals within these walls are rescues. We do not breed dogs but will not end lives if an animal comes to us pregnant. We are continually recruiting a group of capable and dedicated foster homes to assist, those in need but this over population problem, is a significant one. Over the years our united efforts have seen great successes and have been an ever active part of making a real difference. Unfortunately we will see this work in progress through for many more years to come, both within and outside of Canada,
OPEN HOUSE VIEWING TIMES ARE FROM 2-4PM THE WEEK OF NOV. 1/13 SUN, TUES,WED, FRID FROM 1-3PM.
WE ARE ON GOOGLE MAPS UNDER CENTRAL ANIMAL SERVICES. PRINT OFF THE DIRECTIONS AND HEAD THIS WAY AND HURRY AS YOUR NEW BEST FRIEND IS EXPECTING YOU.
HOPE TO SEE YOU SOON:)