Adopt-a-pet

Our staff is ready to help you and your family find the right pet for your household, an animal who will spend the rest of his or her life with you. The Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA takes in close to 1,000 homeless animals every year and cares for each one until we are able to find permanent and loving homes for them.

Learn more about pet adoption

So you’re ready to add a new dog or cat to your home. Well you’re in the right place!

To begin, you can view our animals available for adoption on line but there’s nothing like the real thing. We welcome you to come to our shelter and spend some time getting to know our dogs and cats in person.

We’ll ask you some questions about your lifestyle and animals that you currently own so that we can lead you to a pet that’s the right match for you. After spending time with the animal here, filling out an adoption application will put that animal on hold for you while we process your application. We do not do “same day” adoptions but will process your application as quickly as possible.    Learn more ...

Adoption Fees

The fees for adopting animals at The Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA help us provide medical care, food, and shelter the animals in our care. We never euthanize animals for space constraints, adoptable dogs and cats stay with us as long as it takes to find their forever homes.    Learn more ...

  
Check out this link for information on
"THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN ADOPTING".
   
(Please note that this is a PRE-APPROVAL application and that submission of this form does not hold a specific animal for you. Please allow sufficient time for processing, CGHS will contact you once you are approved.)
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Available Dogs

Available Cats