If you'd like to adopt a pet from our shelter, please read the following.
ADOPTION POLICIES & PROCEDURES "FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE INNOCENT"
All persons interested in adopting must comply with the following policies and procedures:
You must fill out an adoption questionnaire application.
The adoption requires a vet check and a house check and we will complete as soon as possible but no later then 5 days. You must live with in driving distance of the shelter to perform house check. All others will be considered on a case by case basis.
We prefer you own your own home but renters will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Renters must provide Landlords name and telephone number to verify that you are permitted to have pets.
You must provide a veterinarian reference including name and phone number.
You must provide approval for a house visit with address and phone number
If you adopt an animal that requires spaying or neutering you must sign an agreement that this will be completed within a reasonable time frame.
You must make a minimal donation to the shelter that is to be determined by the type of pet you are adopting. These fees are subject to change at the discretion of the office holders.
The adoption must be approved by the Executive Board of the Salem County Humane Society.
There are no exceptions to these policies without the specific approval of the President or (in his or her absence), the Vice-President.
If you are willing to comply with the adoption process, please stop by the shelter to meet the pet you are interested in and to fill out our questionnaire.
These are our goals as a loving shelter:
Establish and maintain an animal shelter and associated procedures that promote the health, care and adoption of animals.
Facilitate the placement of these animals in permanent homes
Educate adopters and the local public on responsible pet ownership, over population and the prevention of cruelty to animals.