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Lee County Humane Society in Auburn, Alabama was founded in 1976. They’re a non-profit, open-admission shelter serving the cities of Auburn and Opelika by housing stray and unwanted animals.
Their mission is to advance the humane treatment and responsible ownership of companion animals through the following initiatives:
Considering adoption from Lee County Humane Society? Read below for more info on their adoption process and fees.
Thank you for choosing to save a life by adopting from Lee County Humane Society. Here’s the process to follow:
Adoption fees at Lee County Humane Society are as follows:
Your adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, microchipping, deworming, and a physical examination. Dogs receive DA2PPV and bordetella vaccinations, a heartworm test and preventative, and a dog tag. Cats receive a FVRCP vaccination.
All adopters receive one waived office fee at select vets within 7 days of adopting and a t-shirt from Stamp in Downtown Auburn.
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.