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Neenah Animal Shelter is on a mission to find the perfect home for all the tender souls that walk through their doors looking for a second chance. With their LifeFirst philosophy, Neenah Animal Shelter takes a no-kill approach that ensures no animal is euthanized simply due to lack of funding or space. Here are some of the services they offer:
Neenah Animal Shelter looks forward to helping you find the perfect pet for you and your family. To make a successful match, they consider a range of factors including the following:
After you’ve made all the necessary decisions and preparations, you can complete an adoption form and email it to Neenah Animal Shelter. Onceapproved, you can set an appointment date and view the beautiful cats and adorable dogs that just can't wait to become a part of your family.
Adoption fees at Neenah Animal Shelter are as follows:
Your adoption fee covers microchipping, spay/neuter surgery, heartworm testing, vaccinations, and deworming for dogs.
Cats are microchipped, spayed/neutered, FeLV/FIV tested, vaccinated, and dewormed.
All cats and dogs 4+ months old get a rabies vaccination.
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.