(Click on the Cat to see cats available)

CATS

The $100 adoption fee includes the following for cats:

Negative Feline Leukemia/FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus) Test

Age appropriate vaccinations

Animal residing in registered GHS foster homes will be altered prior to adoption. Owner sponsored animals will either be spayed/neutered prior to adoption.


(Click on the Dog to see dogs available)

DOGS

The $200 adoption fee includes the following for dogs:

Negative Heartworm Tests (for dogs over 6 months of age)

Age appropriate vaccinations

Animal residing in registered GHS foster homes will be altered prior to adoption. Owner sponsored animals will either be spayed/neutered prior to adoption.

Microchipping

Our Placement volunteers are committed to placing our adoptable dogs and cats in new, loving homes by matching the personality and needs of each animal with prospective new families.

 

Applications:

Found an animal you’re interested in?

Click on the cat or dog icon below and fill out an application.

Please note:
* An application does not obligate you to adopt, but is required before you can complete the adoption *
* All adoptions must be approved by a GHS Adoption Officer and are an attempt to place each animal in their best suited, loving home. We match the personality, behavior, and specific needs of each animal with the adoptive family. *
* We restrict adoptions to Georgia residents within driving distance of the greater Atlanta/Gwinnett area. *
* We reserve the right to refuse any adoption. *


Adoption F.A.Q.

What are the adoption fees?

Cats are $100 and Dogs are $150. The fees go to help cover medical expenses of the animals and to the programs we support. This also ensure that all our animals are healthy and well taken care of.

Where do the animals stay while they wait to be adopted?

Most animals are being cared for in private volunteer foster homes. These are volunteers that have chosen to donate their time, homes and love for each animal they care for.

What are your adoption policies and procedures?

*You should be at least 21 years of age to apply

*Your current animals must be up to date on rabies and spayed or neutered. We may ask for proof from your current vet

*Proof of pet deposit if you rent

*We recommend that all our kittens have an animal companion in the home

*All dog adoptions have fencing requirements and always require a home visit

*All Applicants are required to sign a binding adoption contract

 

What supplies will I need for my new pet?

For cats we ask that you purchase:

  • Clumping Litter, Litter Scoop and Litterbox
  • High Quality Dry and Wet Food
  • Scratching Post
  • Cat Tree (optional)
  • Carrier
  • Bedding
  • Various Toys

 

For dogs we ask that you purchase:

  • Monthly Heartworm Preventative
  • Monthly Flea Medication
  • Bedding
  • High Quality Dry and Wet Food
  • Various Toys
  • Carrier
  • Crate (optional)

 

Where can I see all the adoptable animals?

You can find all our adoptable dogs here and our adoptable cats here. You can also visit one of our 2 convenient locations in Gwinnett during the regular adoption hours.

 

What do I do when I see an animal I would like to adopt?

First fill out an application for the dog or cat you would like to adopt. Then email it to applications@gwinnetthumane.com and a volunteer will get back with you. You can also bring your completed application to either of our locations during our regular weekend adoption hours. Please remember to contact us first to ensure that we have your future pet at the right location.

 

What should I do with my new animal as soon as I get home?

For cats we ask that isolate them in a smaller space such as a bedroom or bathroom for the first week. This is necessary to allow them to acclimate to their new surrounding(resist the urge to let them out on day 2, they need at least a week). Get info from dog person

 

Need help placing an animal in a new home?

Please see our Rehoming your Pet page.

 

Not ready to adopt or already have?

You can still help! You can support Gwinnett Humane Society any time by donating, sponsoring a pet, fostering a pet or volunteering!