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Menominee Animal Shelter serves the Marinette and Menominee Counties by providing education, a shelter for animals, and adoption services in a bid to promote their mission of fighting and preventing cruelty to animals.
As a no-kill shelter, their aim is to preserve the lives of all animals that are either surrendered or transferred to their shelter. They're highly active in their community and have been praised for their efforts to return lost pets to their owners. Local businesses and community members ensure they're able to continue to serve the animals under their care with ongoing support and donations.
Menominee Animal Shelter takes in cats and dogs and that are lost, homeless, or have been surrendered by their owners. They provide these animals with the veterinary care and treatment they need and evaluate them to ensure they can be placed in suitable homes.
To adopt a cat or dog from the shelter, you can either complete an online adoption form or make use of their printable application forms.
The application form will collect your personal information and contact details and asks you a range of questions to help Menominee Animal Shelter's staff pair you up with a dog or cat that's most suited to you, your family, other pets in your home, and your lifestyle. Menominee Animal Shelter may contact your references, including your landlord, to verify that you'll be able keep a pet.
They'll take a range of factors into consideration when reviewing your application and will contact you within 72 hours.
Once approved, you’ll be able to set up an appointment, during which you’ll finalize the required paperwork and finally get to introduce your companion to his or her new, loving forever home.
Adoption fees at Menominee Animal Shelter are as follows:
Your adoption fee covers vaccinations, deworming, spaying or neutering, microchipping, and 30 days of complimentary pet insurance. Fees also include a leukemia test for cats and kittens.
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.