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Adopting a Cat

Thank you for considering adopting a rescued shelter cat or kitten! Here are the steps you’ll need to take to adopt a cat from Fort Worth Pets Alive!

 

Step one: Find the right cat

Our cats available for adoption are featured on our online adoption websites, or you can come to one of our adoption events to meet our cats.  If the cat is in foster care, contact us at adopt@fortworthpetsalive.org so we can get you in touch with the appropriate contact.

 

Step two: Adopt a cat

Once you’ve found the right cat for you, you’re ready to adopt.

Requirements:

  • You must complete and submit an application and meet with a FWPA representative. You must be at least 18 years of age.
  • You must show a picture ID with your current address. If this isn’t available, we will accept a picture ID with a current utility bill.

Our cat adoption fee varies by cat, but the general breakdown is:

  • Adults: $100
  • Seniors: $75
  • Kittens: $200

This fee includes:

  • spay or neuter surgery
  • FeLV/FIV testing
  • first or more vaccinations
  • first or more deworming treatment
  • microchip
  • personality evaluation

Accepted forms of payment include cash, credit or debit card, or money order payable to North Texas Pets Alive! We’re sorry but we do not accept personal checks.

 

Step three: Follow the post-adoption instructions

  • Take your new cat to your vet within 7 days.
  • If you need behavior help with your new cat, please contact us.

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Adopting a Dog

Thank you for considering adopting a rescued shelter dog or puppy! Here are the steps you’ll need to take to adopt a dog from North Texas Pets Alive!

 

Step one: Find the right dog

Our dogs available for adoption are featured on our online adoption websites, or you can come to our of our adoption events to meet our dogs. Please contact us at adopt@fortworthpetsalive.org and we will put you in touch with the appropriate contact person.

 

Step two: Adopt a dog

Once you’ve found the right dog for you, you’re ready to adopt. In total, this process will take about an hour.

Requirements:

  • You must spend at least 30 minutes with the dog you want to adopt.
  • You must fill out our application and meet with a FWPA Representative.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age.
  • You must show a picture ID with your current address. If this isn’t available, we will accept a picture ID with a current utility bill.
  • You must show proof of landlord approval or home ownership if you are considering a dog or puppy that might have visual characteristics of a pit bull terrier (even if they are subtle).
  • An NTXPA! conducted “meet and greet” with current household dogs is generally required for all adult dogs and puppies.

Our adoption fee varies per dog, depending upon age, breed, and medical/behavioral conditions.   

Our dog adoption fee varies by dog, but the general breakdown is:

  • Adults and puppies: $200
  • Seniors: $75

This fee includes:

  • spay or neuter surgery
  • heartworm test on dogs over 6 months
  • first or more vaccinations
  • first or more deworming treatment
  • microchip
  • personality evaluation
  • Note: sometimes adoption fees will be higher or lower if a puppy/dog had a lot of medical costs

Accepted forms of payment include cash, credit or debit card, PayPal or money order payable to North Texas Pets Alvie!  We’re sorry but we do not accept personal checks.

 

Step three: Follow the post-adoption instructions

Congratulations on finding your new family member! Don’t forget to complete the post-adoption instructions:

  • Within 2 days of adoption, you will receive your new dog’s medical records and microchip information. If you do not receive this email, please contact us.
  • Ensure that your dog’s microchip has been updated with your correct information by calling 24 Hr PetWatch at 1-866-597-2424.
  • Take your new dog to your vet within 7 days 
  • We may contact you shortly after adoption to ensure your newly adopted pet is working out in your new home. Please respond to our inquiries within 24 hours.
  • If you need any help, please contact us.

 

Who We Are

About

Fort Worth Pets Alive! (FWPA!) is dedicated to help make North Texas become a No Kill community.
Mission
We work to rescue homeless animals, promote and educate the community of life-saving animal wellness programs, and help the community in providing proper food, safety, shelter, and medical resources to those individuals in need of additional support to properly provide for their pets.
 
Description

North Texas Pets Alive! (NTXPA) works in partnership with Fort Worth Pets Alive, is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in the State of Texas. We work to spread awareness of local issues in animal welfare, rescue animals at risk of being killed in a local animal shelter, and implement proven life-saving programs similar to other successful no-kill programs. In other words, we strive to maximize the numbers of lives saved as well as reduce the number of animals entering North Texas animal shelters in the first place.

Thousands of healthy or otherwise treatable pets face being killed in a North Texas animal shelter every single day.  They need our help, and the time is NOW.

General Information

Our page is run and operated by North Texas Pets Alive! volunteers. If you wish to support, donate, sponsor or volunteer please contact us today!

Come Visit Us

http://ntxpetsalive.org

 (817) 841-9494

 

ADOPTION APPLICATION:
  • http://www.form2go.com/publish/publish_form/82212
FOSTER APPLICATION:
  • http://www.form2go.com/publish/publish_form/80552

 

 

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