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Henry County Humane Society in McDonough, Georgia is a non-profit organization licensed by the Georgia State Department of Agriculture.
Working closely alongside their local animal control facility, Henry County Humane Society strives to reduce the number of stray and homeless animals in the region. In addition to their main shelter, off-site adoptions are available on some Saturdays at the local Petsmart, located at the following address: 1950 Jonesboro Rd, McDonough, GA 30253.
As an independent, non-profit organization, the Henry County Humane Society relies entirely on its committed volunteers, kind donations, grants, fundraising efforts, and adoption fees to keep operating.
Can you help support the wonderful work Henry County Humane Society does? Consider adopting a new furry friend from their shelter today!
With so many animals in need of forever homes, you're sure to find the right pet for you. Keep reading below for more information on their adoption process and fees.
Thinking about adopting a lucky animal from About Henry County Humane Society? Here's how their process works:
Adoption fees at About Henry County Humane Society vary according to the age, breed, and health of the animal.
Your adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations, deworming, and flea treatment. Dogs are microchipped and tested for heartworm.
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.