Adoptions | Humane Society Waterville Area | Waterville, ME

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Adoption Prices and Procedures

Dog adoption fees, which include vaccinations, lab tests for Heartworm, Lyme Disease, Ehrlichiosis, and Anaplasmosis, treatment for internal parasites, flea treatment and preventative, microchipping, spay/neuter surgery, and rabies shots for dogs over 4 months old, are as follows:

Baby (over 8 weeks to 6 months) $299.00

Young (over 6 months to 3 years) $249.00

Adult  (over 3 years to 7 years) $199.00

Elder  (over 8 years) $ 99.00



Cat adoption fees, which include kitten shots, lab tests for Heartworm, FIV and FeLV, treatment for internal parasites, flea treatment, spay/neuter surgery, and rabies shots for kittens over 3months old,are as follows:

Baby (over8 weeks to 6 months) $149.00 or adopt two for $249.00

Young (over 6 months to 1 year)$125.00 or adopt two for $125.00

Adult (over 1 year to 8 years)$ 75.00

Elder (over 8 years)$ 25.00

(Microchips for cats are available for an additional $10.00)


Pocket Pet adoption fees are as follows:

Rabbits $20.00

Guinea Pigs $15.00

Hamsters $10.00

Chinchillas $50.00 (pair or trio of same sex only)

Rats $10.00

Ferrets $50.00

Mice $ 5.00 (for pets only)


Special discounts are available on some harder to place pets.

*An additional donation may be requested for highly adoptable pets in order to help care for the other homeless animals who are not as adoptable.

*Per Maine state law, all dogs and cats must be spayed/neutered prior to adoption, or arrangements for future spay/neuter made at the time of adoption and completed before the adoption contract becomes valid. If the spay/neuter is not completed as arrange the adoption contract becomes invalid and the pet reverts to the ownership of the Humane Society Waterville Area.

*Our adoption policy is “First Come, First Considered.” If you need clarification about how this works, please call the shelter at 207-873 2430 or email

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