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Robeson County Humane Society in Lumberton, North Carolina is the only no-kill, non-profit rescue facility in Robeson County. They were founded to find loving homes for adoptable animals while promoting responsible pet ownership with an emphasis on spaying and neutering. Robeson County Humane Society's volunteers and staff care for all the dogs and cats living at the facility until appropriate forever homes are found for them. They welcome gifts of time, talent, and treasure. Many volunteer opportunities both at the shelter and with other humane society projects are available.
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!
Thank you for choosing to offer a deserving pet a second chance at a forever home! The adoption process at Robeson County Humane Society has just a few steps:
Adoption fees at Robeson County Humane Society are as follows:
Your adoption fee helps Robeson County Humane Society continue in their noble work of saving the lives of countless animals. For more information about what your adoption fee covers, speak to staff member.
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.