Adoption Applications:

Adoption Process & Fees

Adoption Process & Fees

Adoption Requirements

All interested adopters must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older to adopt
  • Must have a legal photo ID available at the time of adoption (Driver’s License, State or Military Id, Passport)
  • Must have a physical address as primary residence
  • Must complete an online Adoption Application
  • All children in the home under 18 years of age must meet adult dogs before adoption
  • All dogs in the primary residency must meet Woods adult dogs before adoption
Canine Adoptions
  • Puppies under 5 months of age
    • $200
  • Dogs betweeen 5 months and 7 years
    • $150
  • Dogs over 7 years of age
    • $100
Included in adoption:
  • Spay/Neuter
  • Microchip Implant and Registration
  • County License (SLO County residents only)
  • Distemper Vaccination
  • Kennel Cough Vaccination
  • Rabies Vaccination
  • Collar and Tag
  • Leash
  • Up to date treatment for fleas, ticks, worms, and mites
  • Free Wellness Exam with a local veterinarian
Feline Adoptions
  • Kittens under 5 months of age
    • $150
  • Cats between 5 months and 7 years
    • $80
  • Cats over 7 years of age
    • $65
Included in adoption:
  • Spay/Neuter
  • Microchip Implant and Registration
  • Distemper Vaccination
  • Rabies Vaccination
  • FeLV/FIV Test (4 months & older)
  • Collar and Tag (North County only)
  • Cat Carrier
  • Up to date treatment for fleas, ticks, worms, and mites
  • Free Wellness Exam with a local veterinarian

The cost for pet adoption from Woods does not include any overhead cost incurred by the shelter during the animal's stay with us.

The animals and staff of Woods ask you to please seriously consider all of this information before accepting the responsibility of becoming a guardian to one of our dogs or cats.

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