The Adoption Process: What to Expect

  • Complete an online application or see the attached file below
  • Adoption Counselor will conduct an interview
  • ID must be provided, such as Drivers License or Passport
  • Payment of adoption fee may be made by cash, in state check or credit card
  • If applicable, pet sitting fees are cash only
  • If under age 25, co-applicant may be required
  • Cherokee Humane Society reserves the right for a home visit
  • You will take your dog home today!
  • You will receive a post adoption follow up call

What does the adoption fee include?

  • Exam by vet
  • Age appropriate vaccinations DHPP
  • Puppies 4 boosters
  • Very young puppies Corona
  • Young adults 2 boosters DHLPP
  • Adults 1 booster DHLPP
  • Bordetella
  • 3-4 deworming's
  • Heartworm test for age 6 months or older
  • Rabies for 4 months or older
  • Current flea treatment
  • Current heartworm prevention
  • If needed dental
  • Spay and neuter
  • Microchip
  • Bath
  • 20 day health insurance for unforeseen illness not your fault, only to used by Cherokee Humane Society vet
  • Free training session

Follow up vaccinations and stitches removal are each Saturday at Acworth Petco. 1-3pm bring file and K9.

Customer is responsible for Rabies, fecal, and starting the next flea and heartworm prevention.