Adopting a Pet

Adopting a Pet

Adoptions are not handled on a first-come, first serve basis. Our priority is finding the best fit between adoptive families and the animals. 

By adopting an animal you are taking responsibility for its well being. As such you must be willing to:

Our adoption process is designed to help ensure that you and your adopted pet will have a happy life together. Prior to adoption RCHS will:

If you agree to this then the first step in our process is filling out our application.  Filling out the application does not obligate you to adopt but it does allow us to screen applicants before asking our volunteers to meet them.  If you have questions about a specific animal please feel free to e-mail our coordinators directly:




Please select the type of animal you are interested in adopting:


Please Note: If the petfinder listing of the animal you are interested in says "pending", it means there is an adoption application that has been preliminarily approved for that animal. If the animal is adopted they will be removed from petfinder. If their adoption falls through, the "pending" status will be removed from their petfinder listing.  We encourage you to check back on these listings.