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Founded in 1980 with a new shelter built in 2004, Flagler Humane Society offers a hand of kindness to stray and unwanted animals in Flagler County and surrounding areas. They care for companion animals, investigate and combat animal cruelty, rescue neglected pets, treat sick and injured strays, and educate the public about humane issues and responsible pet care.
Flagler Humane Society offers many services to their community:
Flagler Humane Society always has a huge variety of pets in need of forever homes. Here are the steps to adopt one of these lucky animals:
A few notes about adoption requirements:
Adoption fees at Flagler Humane Society vary depending on the type and age of the pet.
Your adoption fee covers up-to-date vaccinations, flea treatment, microchipping, a free veterinary visit within 14 days of adoption, 30 days of free pet insurance,a goodie bag, and heartworm prevention for dogs.
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.