To adopt an animal from Humane Society of West
Alabama, you will need to fill
out an application and be accepted
as an adopter. You can fill out the application even if you have
not decided which animal you want to adopt. Note that evaluation
of your application by the adoption committee may take several
Once you have been accepted as an adopter, you will want to choose
which animal is right for you. All of our adoptable animals are
listed online. Check out our List of Dogs and List
of Cats. Our
adoption specialists can help you choose the right animal for your
family/situation. Contact the Humane Society for adoption assistance.
There is a $75 adoption fee to help cover the vet costs for the
animals (payable at the time of adoption),
deposit if you adopt an animal that has not yet been spayed/neutered.
All Humane Society
animals are up to date on shots, and all animals
over 6 months old are spayed (females) or neutered (males).
Looking for a Pet?
The Humane Society has wonderful cats and dogs
just waiting for a new home. To see information on some of these
check our List of Dogs and
List of Cats. Also check the Events
information on our adoption events.
If you fill out a paper application, return it to:
Humane Society of West Alabama
P.O. Box 70054
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35407
Mark on the front: Attention Dog Application or
Attention Cat Application. If you don't hear
from us, you might call 554-0011 and leave a message that you
did mail an
application, so the cat or dog adoption volunteers know to check
the incoming mail.
Do NOT send the adoption fee with the application!!!!
You may also fax the application to 205-339-4462.
Out of State? The Humane Society does
not transport or ship animals for out-of-state adoption. However,
we do consider adopters from states within driving distance.
If you can drive to our adoption facilities in and near Tuscaloosa,
Alabama, and make adequate arrangements for transporting your
animal, we will consider an out-of-state adoption. We have had
several wonderful adoptions to states from Louisiana to Ohio.
Questions about adoption? Look
here for answers,
or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org