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Conway Area Humane Society is a non-profit animal shelter that serves people and pets in Carroll County. Since their doors opened back in 2003, they've placed over 10,000 lost and abandoned animals in forever homes. Hundreds of strays, owner-surrendered, and rescued pets make their way to the shelter each year. They take in cats, dogs, and other small companion animals. Conway Area Humane Society's team is dedicated to protecting these precious creatures and giving them the comfort and care they so desperately need. Their commitment to improving the human-animal bond through community support and welfare education is shown in their various programs:
Contact Conway Area Humane Society today if you're interested in saving a life and supporting the amazing work they do.
If you're interested in adopting a new pet from Conway Area Humane Society, then have a look at the shelter’s website to see some of the beauties waiting to be given new forever homes. From there the process is as follows:
Adoption fees at Conway Area Humane Society are as follows:
Your adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, deworming, rabies and distemper vaccinations, heartworm testing and prevention, microchipping and registration, FIV/FeLV testing for cats, a complimentary post-adoption veterinary visit, and 30 days of free pet insurance.
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.