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Adopt a Dog
AWA has the right pup for everyone. Large or small, puppy or senior, you can find your next best friend right here!
Adopt a Cat
Looking for a first cat or new addition? Affectionate, independent, kitten or senior, you'll leave AWA with the perfect feline!
Adopt Small Animals
Looking for a rabbit, guinea pig, gerbil or other small animal? AWA may have the pet for you!
Adoption Center Hours
* Adoption meets cannot be started within an hour of closing time to allow proper time for the potential adoption.
Adoption fees are used to fund AWA’s lifesaving programs. Fees are non-refundable after adoption is completed.
Adult Dogs: $300
Puppies (Under 6 mo): $425
Small/ Toy Dogs (over 6 mo, under 20 lbs): $400
Adult Cats $95
Kittens (under 6mo): $150
Rabbits and Chinchillas $75
Guinea Pigs and Rats: $30
Hamsters, Gerbils and Mice: $20
How Does the Adoption Process Work?
We believe in an open, judgement-free adoption process. Our goal is to find the right fit for both you and the animal during your time at AWA.
1. Visit AWA
Come meet AWA's animals and find your favorites.
2. Meet a Pet
Ask an AWA Adoptions Counselor to meet a pet
Talk with your Adoptions Counselor about the animal and how they might fit in with your family
5. Go Home!
Once we've found a good match, you're ready to take home your new best friend!
* Some situations require all members of a household to meet the pet in person. Usually, any dogs already in the home will need to come in as well. If the pet being adopted has yet to be spayed/ neutered, they cannot be taken home until the procedure is completed.
Part of AWA’s mission is to ensure all animals in our care are found loving homes that are the right match for both their and their future family’s lifestyle.
Therefore, we reserve the right to decline an adoption if we feel the pet is not a match, or the adopter is:
- Under the age of 18
- Under the influence of drugs or alcohol during visit
Due to the number of animals that we receive and find homes for every day, we can not guarantee that specific animals listed on our site will be available when you visit. We can not hold animals via phone, fax, or email.
The Can’t Buy Me Love adoption program was introduced to help find homes for animals with certain age, health or behavior challenges by waiving their adoption fees. This program allows adopters to devote more resources to training or medical care for the pets who need some extra special attention or extra support to transition into their new homes.
The Best Friends program is for bonded pairs only and will be noted on their kennels. This program allows an adopter to take home two best friends for a reduced adoption fee for the second animal. Both animals must be adopted at the same time and by the same person.