(PET ADOPTION) Animal lovers often wonder… with thousands of being euthanized every day, why do so many people continue to purchase their pets?
If a senior would like to adopt one of the shelter’s mature cats/dogs (9 years or older), the MHS will WAIVE the normal adoption fee of $125 - $225. Participants must be 60 years of age or older. The adopted pet will be spayed, neutered and receive all vaccinations for $100 - $300 (The cost of these services – subject to change).
With the "" Adopt a Pet Program, a senior can choose the animal(s) they want to help by paying for their animal’s medical treatments, medication, special food or other special care.
Jamaica Plain, MA - Pet Adoption
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Seniors often live on a fixed income. Yet, seniors, 60 years of age or older, may still want to adopt a pet. In fact, medical professionals often speak of the health benefits of a companion pet for an older individual.When you adopt a pet from one of our shelters in , , or , you not only give a homeless animal a safe and loving place to live, but also save two lives: the animal you adopt and the animal who can take its place.The ARL is a leader in animal safety by keeping animals in homes and out of shelters, and by eliminating the conditions that lead to neglect and abuse. about our three adoption centers, including operating hours and directions.Have you recently added a new pet to your family? The ARL has tons of ranging from veterinary care to tips regarding behavior concerns and trainingHave you addressed what type of pet personality you are looking for? Wait a second, did we just say personality, and not breed? Yes, that is right. Finding the ideal pet for yourself or family should start with an understanding of the ideal pet personality. Consider this, do you need a dog that is low key and good with kids, or are you looking for an energetic pal who is into trail running? Perhaps a cat that will get along well with others is what you need. The dog rescues and cat rescues that post hundreds of local pets near you are experts at matching you with a dog or cat who will love the life you can provide. This is why so many people are realizing focusing on dog adoption and cat adoption from a rescue is the ideal pet search process. Best of all, our website has a feature called "New Pet Alerts." Simply tell us what you are looking for and we will e-mail you when that perfect pet is available! So even if you've made the commitment to adopt a puppy or adopt a kitten, we will e-mail you immediately when we know of a local little furry fellow who is in need of a new home!