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Clare County Animal Shelter takes in animals surrendered by individuals and strays. With many animals in Harrison needing loving homes, they strive to provide the best possible permanent or foster homes for the animals in their care.
Clare County Animal Shelter encourages pet owners to keep their pets licensed and tagged.
All the animals at Clare County Animal Shelter need a second chance. They've been lost, given up or abandoned. By adopting, you're giving them a new life in a loving home. When your friends ask where you got your new family friend from, you can tell them "at the shelter." Your adoption may encourage others to do the same and save another life.
The process of adopting an animal through Clare Country Animal Shelter is easy:
Adoption fees at Clare County Animal Shelter Adoption vary. Please contact the shelter directly to find out more.
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, below you'll find 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.
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.