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How Much Does It Cost To Adopt A Dog At The Edmonton Humane Society?

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How Much Does It Cost To Adopt A Dog At The Edmonton Humane Society?

Postby Malachy » Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:17 pm

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Calgary Animal Services Centre at 2201 Portland Street SE

http://content.calgary.ca/CCA/City+Hall/...

Included in the $200.00 dog adoption fee:

The dog is:

Spay / neuter surgery

A microchip implant

A six-month animal licence

The first set of vaccinations (excluding rabies)

De-worming for cats and puppies under six months

Testing for feline leukemia (cats only)

A health check by a veterinarian

A bag of pet food

GST

Considering the spay/neuter, vacinations, etc $150 is very reasonable considering if you adopted privately you would be paying that amount several times over.

There are several rescue organizations in and around Calgary where you can adopt a dog. Here are just a few:

Animal Rescue Foundation

http://www.arf.ab.ca/

Calgary Humane Society

http://www.calgaryhumane.ca/

Cost to Adopt: Dogs

Adult Dogs $195

Dogs 7 years and older $155

Puppies under 7 months $400 - this fee includes your registration in Pup Camp, a six-week program. Look under "Obedience Classes" on this site for more information on Pup Camp.


There's a reduced rate if you adopt two dogs.

Includes:

First vaccine

first deworming treatment

health exam at the Shelter

complimentary health exam certificate at a participating veterinary clinic

microchip

registration on PetLynx a national pet identification and recovery service

information on how to care for your adopted dog

spay/neuter surgery and tattoo

optional complimentary pet insurance for 6-8weeks after adoption

help with questions on the adopted animal through our behaviour helpline

low-cost obedience classes

free six-month dog licence (Calgary area only).


Actual Value Received = $555

Adoption fee may also include surgery or treatment that is mandatory for the animal's good health, ie: mandatory dental work.

Additional Value Received = up to $350

There are also shelter and rescue organziations in neighbouring towns like Red Deet, Sylvan Lake, Olds, etc.

If you are willing to spent $150 to purchase a dog privately then spending a few more dollars to adopt which includes so much of which you would need to spend on anyway is definately worth it.

There are also many groups which only have certain breeds they rescue. You can check them out here:

http://www.adoptananimal.ca/search.php?p...

Hopefully this has been of help.

Good Luck
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How Much Does It Cost To Adopt A Dog At The Edmonton Humane Society?

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How Much Does It Cost To Adopt A Dog At The Edmonton Humane Society?

Postby CaledvwIch » Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:22 pm

at the spca where i live, its 140$

but it could be more and it could be less where you live :D
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How Much Does It Cost To Adopt A Dog At The Edmonton Humane Society?

Postby Faisal » Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:44 pm

Probably depend on the area but around $85 to $95. This is because the dog has been spayed by them or the $$ will be used to spay one and it helps cover the cost of care they've done for it. When we adopted Roxie (cat) it was $75. She had already been spayed and had her first shots. Usually what you pay turns out to be cheaper than if you would have had the animal from a pup and spent the $$ on all the visits to the veterinarian to get the shots and spaying done while growing up. Their fees are well worth it.
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How Much Does It Cost To Adopt A Dog At The Edmonton Humane Society?

Postby Gijs » Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:50 pm

You'll find the list of Dog shelters in the USA on this site. http://dogtime.com/shelters
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How Much Does It Cost To Adopt A Dog At The Edmonton Humane Society?

Postby Bem » Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:24 am

If you have to ask how much then you shouldn't be adopting a dog. Not only do you need to pay the adoption fee but there is also vet bills, (whether it be planned or an emergency), food, supplies that you need to buy for the puppy or dog. Like a bed, bowls, toys, treats, baby gates, cost of any damages if the dog should be destructive and tears up your belongings, etc. There is a lot of money that you need to have a dog. It's just like adopting a child.
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