The first step is to fill out a pre-adopt form.
Click here to complete the
This form and a consultation with a Fayette County Humane Society
volunteer are designed to help you find the dog most compatible with
Be advised, the Fayette County Humane Society believes that it is in
the best interest of our dogs to adopt them to families where they will
live indoors so they can truly be part of the family. Dogs are social
creatures and thrive on companionship, and we feel it is important for
family member to spend quality time with each other.
Which dog do I choose?
You can find a terrific selection of dogs waiting to meet someone
just like you right here on our website. If you find one you love,
please put his or her name in your pre-adopt form.
Or you can come to our Adoption Events
to meet the dogs and talk to our volunteers.
If you still aren't sure which dog is right for you, our volunteers
love playing matchmaker! They’d be delighted to hear from you at
What happens after I apply?
After we look over your application, we will talk with you on the
phone about the dog you'd like to adopt, and tell you more about any of
his or her special needs. Then, we will do background vet record check
and/or a home check. A home check is done by a Fayette County Humane
Society volunteer in your area; it helps ensure that the dog you’re
selecting is the right fit for you.
Day and Time:
• Every Saturday from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
• Every Sunday from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Special Occasion Adoption Events
Please visit our Calendar of Events for a current listing of all
schedules Special Adoption Events.
* Due to various reasons, all of our available pets may not be at
every Adoption Event. If you are looking for a particular breed or
personality, please ask one of our volunteers about other available
CASH or CHECK only.
Our adoption fee is generally $175 for puppies and dogs unless stated
The adoption fee helps cover the cost of getting your new pet ready
for his or her new home. This includes:
• Spaying or neutering
• Microchip with registration
• Age appropriate shots
"Seniors for Seniors" Adoption Program We are pleased to add a new adoption program called "Seniors
for Seniors." This program offers senior
citizens who are 62 or older the opportunity to adopt a senior cat
or dog (six years or older) for one-half of the adoption