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Cedar Bend Humane Society is a non-profit organization that's been saving animal lives since 1968. Their mission is to place animals in loving, responsible homes, provide humane education, and teach responsible pet ownership. They aim to achieve these outcomes by taking in and caring for abused, neglected, lost, and stray animals.
They serve the community by providing a range of low-cost spay/neuter, vaccination, and microchipping services. Dedicated to ending animal homelessness, they created a trap-neuter-return program and attend to numerous animal cruelty cases on a monthly basis.
Cedar Bend Humane Society also offers a resting place for the community's beloved pets in their Memorial Garden, located on their campus.
Cedar Bend Humane Society is dedicated to finding a loving, permanent home for all the cute dogs and cats that end up in their shelter. To help ensure suitable matches between people and pets, their adoption counselors receive extensive training.
Counselors can offer you valuable advice on which pet will best meet your lifestyle, home environment, and also get along with your existing pets.
To adopt a pet from Cedar Bend Humane Society your must meet the following criteria:
You can complete the adoption application online or download and print the form so you can bring it with you when you visit the shelter.
Adoption fees at Cedar Bend Humane Society vary by the animal. For more information on their fees and what these fees cover, please talk to a member of Cedar Bend's staff.
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.