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Moore Humane Society is a private, nonprofit rescue organization founded in 1966. They’re the founders of animal welfare in the Sandhills and operate the only privately-funded, state-licensed no-kill animal shelter in Moore County. Since the organization was started, they’ve provided care and refuge for tens of thousands of homeless animals.
Moore Humane Society provides the community with the following services:
Ready to learn more about adopting a lucky animal from Moore Humane Society?
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!
Pets make a house a home. Some shelter dogs and cats have experienced neglect, trauma, or abuse. Others have been surrendered by owners who could no longer care for them or were found as strays. They’ve been rehabilitated and are ready for a loving home. Will you be their hero?
The process of saving a life at Moore Humane Society is as follows:
Adoption fees at Moore Humane Society are as follows:
Your adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, distemper vaccination, rabies vaccination, and deworming.
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.