Cats

Fees

Kittens (under 7 months) $189
Adult (7 months – 6 years) $149
Senior (7 years and older) $75
2 Bonded Adult Cats or Mom and Kitten $195

Adopt a second cat within 60 days of your initial adoption for a reduced fee of $80.

Patient Paw cats available for Adoption by Donation (Minimum of $50 donation required). Optional medical procedures including dentals, etc. not included in Adoption by Donation price and must be paid for in full.

Cat adoption fees include:

  • First vaccine
  • First deworming treatment
  • Health exam at the Shelter
  • Complimentary health exam at a participating veterinary clinic
  • Microchip and/or tattoo
  • Information on how to care for your adopted cat
  • Spay/neuter surgery
  • Optional complimentary pet insurance for 6 weeks after adoption
  • Access to our behaviour helpline
  • Free six-month cat licence (Calgary area only)

Total Value Received: approximately $700
Please note: Adoption fee may also include surgery or treatment that is mandatory for the animal’s good health, ie: mandatory dental work.

Dogs

Fees

Puppies (under 7 months) *$490 – includes registration in Precocious Puppies, an ongoing class for puppies ages 8-20 weeks.  Training starts after your puppies second set of vaccines.
Adult (7 months to 6 years) *$229
Adult Bonded Pair *$350
Seniors (7 years and older) *$155
Senior Bonded Pair *$250

Patient Paw dogs available for adoption by donation (minimum of $50 donation required). Mandatory Behaviour classes and optional medical treatments including dentals not included in Adoption by Donation price and must be paid for in full.

*You may notice that our dogs also have required dog classes.  These classes are tailored to the needs of your newly adopted dog to assist with the transition of moving into their new home.  Fees for classes range from $190.00 – $440.00 depending on the class required.  All required classes must be paid for at the time of adoption.

Dog adoption fees include:

  • First vaccine
  • First deworming treatment
  • Health exam at the shelter
  • Complimentary health exam at a participating veterinary clinic
  • Microchip and/or tattoo
  • Information on how to care for your adopted dog
  • Spay/neuter surgery
  • 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 license (Calgary area only)

Actual Value Received: approximately $800
Adoption fee may also include surgery or treatment that is mandatory for the animal’s good health, ie: mandatory dental work.

Rabbits

Fee

$45
Adopt a second rabbit within 60 days of your initial adoption for a reduced fee of $25.

Rabbit adoption fees Include:

  • Deworming
  • Health exam at shelter
  • Spay or neuter surgery if necessary and tattoo
  • Complimentary health exam certificate at a participating veterinary clinics
  • Information on how to care for your adopted rabbit
  • Help with questions about the adopted animal

Exotics

Health exam at shelter included for small animals, birds and exotics

Fees

Gerbils, Hamsters, Mice – $5
Guinea Pigs – $20
Degu – $5
Hedgehogs – $45
Chinchilla – $45

Budgies, Finches, Canaries – $7 (Hand tame $15)
Doves, Pigeons – $15
Cockatiels – $25 (Hand tame $50)
Love birds $35 (Hand tame $50)
Parrots, other breeds of birds – prices vary
Small snakes (milk, corn) – $50
Large snakes (all ages) – $150
Iguana – $45
Bearded Dragon – $65
Veiled Chameleon – $75
Turtles – prices vary


CHS BARN CATS

The Calgary Humane Society recognizes that not all cats are suitable for a home environment and will, under special circumstances, adopt cats to individuals wishing to provide these special cats with an opportunity to live in a rural, farm or shop type setting.

Fee: $30

Adopter Requirements:

  • Cats adopted to live in a rural, barn or shop type setting must have access to food, shelter, water, regular vet care, love and attention.
  • Barns or warehouses must be heated or well insulated and these cats must not be expected to fend for themselves.  We recommend that 2 cats are adopted together so they have a companion in the outdoor environment
  • The adopter will be the registered owner and must take full responsibility for the cat(s).  If the adopter leaves the place where the cat(s) is living, he/she must make arrangements for the cat(s).  Suitable arrangements include taking the cat with him/her or finding another caregiver to accept responsibility for the ongoing care and welfare of the cat(s) and transfer ownership
  • In the case of a business, Calgary Humane Society will ensure the landlord of the premise as well as the Manager of the business agrees of the plan to have cat(s) on the premise.

What’s included?

Your cat(s) will be spayed or neutered, vaccinated, de-wormed and tattooed prior to leaving the Calgary Humane Society.

If you are interested in adopting a cat(s) to live in a rural, farm or shop like setting please call (403) 205-4455 ext 6503 or email adopt@calgaryhumane.ca to be placed on the Adoption Request List.

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Patient Paw animals are available for adoption by donation (minimum of $50 donation required). Mandatory Behaviour classes and optional medical treatments, including dentals, are not included in Adoption by Donation price and must be paid for in full.