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Everett Animal Shelter takes in more than 5,500 animals every year that have been abused, abandoned, or are homeless, In addition to adoption services, they offer lost and found services, low-cost spay and neuter surgery and vaccinations, and pet licensing. In 2019 alone, the shelter performed more than 1,900 spay and neuter surgeries. Their save rate is 90% and they don't euthanize healthy and adoptable animals, giving every dog, cat, and critter the second chance they deserve.
If you're looking for a new four-legged best friend to add to your family, adopting is the best possible decision you could make! To begin the process of adopting from Everett Animal Shelter, begin by browsing through all the adorable furry friends on their website.
Found the perfect match? Complete the online questionnaire, and a helpful member of Everett Animal Shelter's staff will contact you to discuss your application and arrange a meeting with your desired furry friend.
To adopt, Everett Animal Shelter's requires you to meet the following criteria:
If you meet the above requirements and have the necessary supporting documents, great! It's time to complete an adoption questionnaire, which you can find below:
Adoption fees at Everett Animal Shelter are as follows:
Your adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, their first set of vaccinations, microchipping, deworming, flea treatment, 30 days of complimentary pet insurance, a Martingale collar and slip lead for dogs, and a collar and cardboard carrier 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, 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.