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Bannock Humane Society in Pocatello, Idaho was founded in 1971. They’re a non-profit foster-based organization funded by private donations and fundraising efforts by its members. With no paid employees, all funds they raise go toward helping the animals in their care.
Bannock Humane Society’s foster program provides safe and secure temporary homes to both dogs and cats. The focus is to ensure each and every at-risk pet in the program has a warm place to stay with food and love until they find their forever home.
They also offer three community programs:
Bannock Humane Society is always in need of volunteer caregivers who can provide a safe and loving temporary foster home to pets. Becoming a foster caregiver means reaching out with empathy and compassion for all living things, both human or animal, and is a deeply satisfying experience.
Considering adoption from Bannock Humane Society? Keep reading below for more information on their process and fees.
Adopting a new pet is a beautiful decision, and Bannock Humane Society will do all they can to assist you in choosing a pet that will happily fit into your family.
Contact Bannock Humane Society directly with any questions you may have about a specific animal and/or the adoption process.
Adoption fees at Bannock Humane Society are as follows:
Your adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, rabies and distemper vaccinations, parvovirus vaccinations for dogs, and an upper respiratory vaccination for cats.
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.