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Cookeville/Putnam County Animal Shelter

2650 Gainesboro Grade
Cookeville, TN 38501

Adoption Policy

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**APPOINTMENTS RECOMMENDED** Please call 931-526-3647 to schedule,

We welcome both local and out of area adopters. Special arrangements may need to be made for out of area adopters so please call ahead to discuss. 931-526-3647

Our regular adoption hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 12-5pm, Tuesday and Thursday from 12-6pm.

Adopters are encouraged to bring their other dogs to meet any dog they are interested in adopting prior to adoption.

Adopters must be at least 18 years old and present a valid government issued photo ID.
Cash or check only
Puppies under 5 months old--$200.
Dogs 5 months and older adoption fees--$170
Kittens under 5 months old adoption fees--$125
Cats 5 months and older adoption fees $105
Adoption fees include:
Up to date age appropriate vaccinations-must be at least 12 weeks to receive rabies vaccination
Heartworm testing for dogs 6 months old and over
Microchip and registration
Animals that are already sterilized will go home with the adopter same day. Animals requiring sterilization surgery will remain at the shelter until their surgery appointment. Adopter will pick up their animal from the veterinarian after surgery.

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