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. First, you’re in the right place! Second, thank you for considering the adoption option.
To begin you can view our animals available for adoption online but, there’s nothing like the real thing. We welcome you to visit our shelter and spend some time getting to know our animals 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, your family and your lifestyle. After spending time with the animal here we’ll ask you to fill out an adoption application, which will hold the animal for you while we process your application. Learn more ...
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".