At Pound Buddies, our core purpose is to care for homeless dogs and cats and find them new loving families. Our mission is to be a guiding force to ensure the well-being of every dog and cat in Muskegon County.
Pound Buddies adopts pets to people who…
Are interested in adopting a dog for companionship and can provide the necessary food, shelter, exercise, training and veterinary care for the dog.
Are at least 18 years of age.
Have the knowledge and consent of all adults in their household.
Have a form of valid identification (driver’s license or state ID) with current address.
Have the landlord’s name and phone number (or a copy of your lease) if they rent.
Can verify they are allowed to have a pet of the preferred breed and size where they currently live.
Are adopting pets as members of their household and not solely as outdoor pets or as gifts to be given away outside their household.
Will not leave puppies alone and/or unsupervised for longer than guidelines suggest.
Will spend up to an hour with an adoption counselor to discuss the responsibility of owning a pet.
Will bring all family members, including any resident dogs or children to the shelter for an introduction to the dog they are considering.
Have complied with all conditions of previous adoptions, including (but not limited to) spay/neuter contracts and/or commitments.
It is Pound Buddies sole prerogative to determine the most appropriate home for the animals in its care and its decision is final. Pound Buddies reserves the right to deny adoptions to people who have surrendered their animals in the past.