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There’s never a bad time to welcome a new furever friend into your home. Local humane societies are working around-the-clock to make sure their animals are cared for as they wait to be adopted. Here’s how you can provide a home to an animal in need today—and get a new best friend in the process.
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Adopt with GBHS
Greater Birmingham Humane Society is currently doing adoption by appointment before their reopening on May 22. Here’s how the process works:
- Head over to their website.
- Check out the list of adoptable pets.
- Fill out an adoption application.
- Schedule an appointment through this link.
- Go meet your new fur baby and make sure it’s a perfect match.
GBHS will be reopening at 50% occupancy on May 22 with security protocols in place.
Adopt with Shelby Humane
Shelby Humane is currently open by appointment only. Here’s how the process works:
- Decide what type of animal you’re most interested in and get to searching!
- Find adoptable cats here.
- Find adoptable dogs here.
- Once you find your perfect match, fill out the form on this page.
- After you submit your form, you’ll set up an appointment to meet your requested animal in person.
*Standard adoption fees may be subject to change.
- Animals six months and under: $100
- Animals older than six months: $50
- Rabbits: $25
- Ferrets: $50
- Rats, Guinea Pigs & Hamsters: $10 for one or $15 for a pair
- Dogs over the age of 6 months: $85
- Dogs under 6 months: $120
- Cats over the age of 6 months: $35
- Cats under 6 months: $60