Our Policies

The adoption fee includes:                                           The adoption fee does NOT include:
Distemper/Parvo (D2PP) & Bordetella vaccine                 Feline leukemia testing/Parvo testing
Deworming                                                                                Bath or dip
Spay/Neuter                                                                              Heartworm treatment
Heartworm test                                                                         Treatment of any illness

  • All adoption fees must be collected in full before any animal is released. NO CREDIT is ever given to anyone, including Humane Society members and officers.
  • All adoption fees are paid directly to the Humane Society of Jefferson County.
  • Heartworm tests are only provided for dogs of 6 months of age or older.
  • All animals adopted from HSJC will be spayed/neutered BEFORE they leave.
  • Adoptions are not guaranteed with applocations – HSJC reserves the right to deny adoptions for any reason.
  • To adopt, current animals (if any) must be up-to-date on their rabies vaccination.