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Aggieland Humane Society is an independent animal welfare organization sustained exclusively by donations. Their mission is to provide humane care to all animals in their shelter and to give them the well-deserved opportunity of finding a loving forever home.
Previously known as Brazos Animal Shelter, their experience in rescuing and saving animal lives dates back to 1981. After many years of hard work and success, they decided to change their name during the fall of 2012.
Currently, Aggieland Humane Society is working to become the biggest and best shelter in all Texas, one dog at a time!
If you want to adopt an animal from Aggieland Humane Society, the process is as follows:
Adoption fees at Aggieland Humane Society are as follows:
Your adoption fee covers spaying/neutering, age-appropriate vaccinations, deworming, microchipping, heartworm testing, flea control, a coupon for a free general physical examination, coupons for local pet stores, grooming, obedience training, and a gift of 30 days of pet health insurance from 24PetWatch.
Our writing team is hard at work researching this shelter's adoption process and fees, so this page will be updated soon!
In the meantime, here's some nice-to-know info that applies to nearly every animal shelter, humane society, and rescue.
Because shelter dogs are full of love!
Is it because they know you saved them and love you harder for it?
I can't say for certain, but yes.
Jokes aside, there are three things all shelter dogs need to thrive in their new home:
Older shelter dogs, generally 1+ years old, may have experienced a lot of trauma, which often results in one of 8 common behavioral issues:
These issues are correctable! Your dog isn't broken, they're just damaged. You can fix them with enough love, patience, and a good training plan.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, finding good dog trainers can be hard. Like everything else, dog training is moving only. but there are great online dog trainers that are proven to work and can help get your new pup on the right path.
You can learn a lot about an animal welfare organization just by looking at their name.
Adoption processes vary drastically from organization to organization, but here are some general tips that apply in most instances. Note that we'll use the term "shelters" here for simplicity but it includes all types of rescue organizations.
If you have any questions about adopting an animal (what you'll need, what to expect, etc.) feel free to contact the PetLists team!
If you're looking to adopt a new dog, our Dog Adoption Guide is a must-read. It has everything you need to know about bringing a shelter dog home:
And we're adding new guides all the time.