Dog Adoption Fees

Why Do Rescues Have Adoption Fees?

Along with daily care costs, the adoption fees help WCAL cover vaccination and medical prep costs for the dogs and cats.
At adoption, WCAL dogs and cats will be current on their vaccines and will have the following:


Adoption Fees:

Our Adoption Fees:

  • $150 - Dogs Over 1 year
    Fee will be waived if you're adopting a senior or special needs dog.
  • $300 - Puppies aged between 8 weeks through year 1
    Attending a 6-week reward based training class with your new pup is required.

Adoption Inclusions:

The dog adoption fee includes:  

  • Spay/Neuter,
  • DHPP & Rabies Vaccines (if age appropriate)
  • Microchip
  • Heartworm Test
  • Flea Treatment
Your additional donations are tax-deductible and allow WCAL to help more animals!