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Humane Society Of North Texas was founded in 1905 and is the oldest animal welfare organization in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. They provide services such as pet adoptions, low-cost spay/neuter surgeries, vaccinations, returning lost pets to their owners, cruelty investigations, and humane euthanasia.
They operates four pet adoption centers, a quarantine facility in Tarrant County, and an equine and livestock ranch located in Johnson County at the following addresses::
Some of the pets can also be viewed at these PetSmart locations:
Considering adoption from Humane Society Of North Texas? Read below for their adoption process and fees.
Available animals are listed on the humane society's website with a description and which location they're housed at.
For more information on Humane Society Of North Texas's adoption process, please contact them directly.
Adoption fees at Humane Society Of North Texas are as follows:
No matter what your fee is, it partially helps cover the costs of saving the lives of countless animals each year.
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.