ADOPTION PROCESS

every adoption makes a difference

Our mission is to complete families through a thoughtful and thorough adoption process.

 To ensure every animal is placed in a forever home, GHHS begins this process with a detailed adoption application. You will fill out the application after choosing an animal to adopt.  To be considered for adoption:

  • You must be at least 21 years old.
  • Your current pets must be spayed/neutered and up to date on all shots. Veterinarian references will be checked.
  • If you rent housing, you must have written permission from your landlord and proof of pet deposit. (Click here if you’re looking for pet-friendly housing in Huntsville.)
  • If adopting into a family, we require all members of the family (including current dogs) to meet the animal on GHHS premises. This also means that animals cannot be adopted as “surprises” or “presents.”
  • Some dogs may require a home inspection.

Meeting these guidelines is not a guarantee that your application will be accepted. GHHS reserves the right to adopt only to qualified homes based upon our guidelines. Each adoption is considered on a first-come, first-qualified basis once the animal is available for adoption. Exceptions may be made for potential adopters.

Adoption Fees

Dogs/cats 3 years or younger start at: $125
Animals older than 3 years start at: $75

The adoption fee covers: spay/neuter surgery (legally required), current vaccines and boosters, a microchip with a lifetime registration, heartworm preventative until time of adoption, and a small bag of food. Please note: all dogs must leave with a collar and leash. You can bring these items with you or purchase them at the shelter.

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Others

Hans Solo

Black/Brown Male Dog

Breed:
Mixed Breed (Medium)

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1

Vader

Black/None Male Dog

Breed:
Mixed Breed (Medium)

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 5

West

Black/White Male Dog

Breed:
Mixed Breed (Large)

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 3

Henley

Black/White Female Dog

Breed:
Foxhound, American/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 3

Gracie

Black/Tan Female Dog

Breed:
Mixed Breed (Medium)

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 2

Zillow

Black/None Female Dog

Breed:
Retriever, Labrador

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 5

Nyx

Black/Tan Female Dog

Breed:
Mixed Breed (Medium)

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1

Diggy

Red/Mahogany/White Male Dog

Breed:
Mixed Breed (Medium)

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 4

Koda

White/None Male Dog

Breed:
Mixed Breed (Large)

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 6

Credence

Grey Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 9

Peter Parker

Orange Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 6

Silvermound

Grey Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 6

Imperial

Orange Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 6

Stevie Nicks

Black/White Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Longhair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 6

Cat Stevens

Grey/White Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 6

Hyde

Black/Grey Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 2

Canyon

Buff Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 4

Viktor

Black/White Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 6

Remus

Black Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1

Charlie

Black/Orange Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Awaiting Spay/Neuter - In Foster

Age: 3

Twila

Black/White Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1

Fauna

Black/Grey Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1

Princess

Brown/White Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Medium Hair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1

Tilikum

Black/White Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1

Shouka

Black Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1

Tekoa

Black Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1

Katina

Black Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1

Kit Kat

Calico Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 2

Guinness

Black Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1

Taboggin

Black/None Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1

Sneaker

Black/None Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1

Stuart

Grey/Brown Male Guinea Pig

Breed:
Teddy

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1

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