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How do I give up my dog?

How do I give up my dog?

You can surrender your dog by taking him to an animal shelter or rescue organization. It’s important to know what will take place once you relinquish your pet to a shelter or rescue and also to be aware that there are alternatives. Some facilities don’t allow walk-in surrenders and almost all charge a fee.

Is it bad to surrender a dog?

Giving up a dog does not make a person an unfit pet owner. Responsibly surrendering an animal can be the best option for the dog. Most shelters no longer view giving up a pet as a reason to deny future adoptions, as was once the case.

Under what circumstances would you euthanize a dog?

Euthanasia: Making the Decision

  • He is experiencing chronic pain that cannot be controlled with medication (your veterinarian can help you determine if your pet is in pain).
  • He has frequent vomiting or diarrhea that is causing dehydration and/or significant weight loss.

Is it wrong to get rid of your dog?

Unfortunately, not all dog owners act responsibly, abandoning their dogs when they become inconvenient. In addition, it’s illegal to abandon your dog in most areas under animal cruelty laws. It’s not fair to just get rid of your dog. It is your responsibility to make sure your dog is cared for properly.

Where can I get a surrender form for my Pet?

Your pet’s surrender form. Find the appropriate surrender form below. If you do not have access to a printer, please arrive to your appointment 15 minutes early to complete the forms. Our goal is to find a happy home for every healthy and treatable animal, which we can achieve by knowing more about the animals that come into our care.

How much does it cost to surrender a dog in Summit County?

If you cannot wait to surrender your pet or if your pet is not a fit for our program, you may surrender your dog (s) at Summit County Animal Control for a $50/animal fee. Full information, including hours of operation and location, can be found here.

What happens when you surrender a pet to the Humane Society?

Surrendering a pet Animal Humane Society helps thousands of dogs, cats, and critters in need find loving homes each year. We take in every animal surrendered to us regardless of its health, age, breed, or behavior.

What happens when you surrender a pet in Texas?

In the event the pet is adopted, any prepaid days will be refunded. The pet owner will authorize Texas Animal Control Solutions to charge the card monthly until the pet is adopted. The pet owner may remove the surrendered animal from the shelter at any time, however the surrender fee is non-refundable.