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dcspca

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

636 Violet Avenue
Hyde Park, NY 12538
(845) 452-7722
Email:
Website:
http://www.dcspca.org

Pets at Our Shelter:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

We serve the cities, towns, hamlets and villages of Dutchess County, New York.

About Our Shelter:

We rescue, shelter, and secure permanent homes for adoptable companion animals; advocate for the highest standards of animal care; and enforce animal cruelty laws throughout Dutchess County.

Donate to Our Shelter...

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Come Meet our Pets:

For additional information on DCSPCA events, please call (845) 454-5345 ext. 100

Wish List
CATS AND DOGS:
Canned cat and dog food
Cake-sized paper plates
Non-clumping kitty litter

PET SUPPLIES:
Clean, dry towels and blankets
Long handled scrub brushes
Scrubbies
Garbage bags: heavy duty 60 gallon size
(Contractor bags)
Paper towels
Bleach
Laundry detergent
Hoses and hose nozzles

OFFICE NEEDS:
Legal-sized envelopes
Postage stamps
Copy paper







About Us...


501c3 Statement
Mission Statement
Welcome Letter from Director
History of the DCSPCA
A List of Who's Who
Hours of Operation.






How to Help...


Volunteer Orientation Info
Volunteer Application
Wish List
Virtual Sponsor-A-Cage
Donations
Project H.O.P.E
Membership Info





Adoptions...

Pictures of Available Animals Link to Petfinder
How to Adopt
Adoption Application
Adoption Fees
Sucess Stories





More Services...


Cemetery/Crematorium
Pet Pantry
Lost/Found
Intake Procedures
Behavior Helpline/Tips
Low cost spay/neuter info
Youth educational programs
HLEO/ACO Services(REPORT A CRUELTY





Special Events...


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Contact Us...


636 Violet Ave
(Route 9-G)
Hyde Park, New York
12538
phone: 845-452-7722
More Contact Info

Our Adoption Process:

Anyone looking to adopt a pet from our shelter should read, print and bring in a completed adoption application. The application helps our adoption counselors assist adopters in the selection of a new pet, and allows us to determine whether an adoption is in the animal's best interest.

Prospective adopters should...

- Be 18 years of age or older
- Have identification showing your present address
- Have the knowledge and consent of your landlord (if applicable)
- Be able and willing to spend the time and money necessary to provide training, medical treatment and proper care for a pet

Adoption Fees
CAT ADOPTIONS

Kittens: (Ages up to 6 months old) $140.00
Cats: (Ages 7 months through 8 years) $120.00
Senior Cat: (Ages 9 years or older) $35.00
Special Needs Cat: $35.00
Adopt a Second Cat / Kitten: $35.00

Our adoption fee includes (estimated value $500): a general health examination, spay / neuter, FELV/FIV (leukemia/feline immunodeficiency virus) test, distemper vaccine, rabies vaccine (3 months or older), fecal exam and worming, flea and tick treatment, ear mite treatment, microchip and registration, pre-adoption screening, certificate for free exam, and lifetime support from the DCSPCA. All adopters will also be given a complimentary one year membership and be placed on our mailing list.

DOG ADOPTIONS

Puppy: (Ages up to 6 months) $300.00
Dog: (Ages 7 months through 7 years) $180.00
Senior Dog: (Ages 8 years and older) $100.00
Special Needs Dogs: $75.00


Out adoption fees include (estimated value $ 600): a general health examination, spay / neuter, heartworm / Lyme 4DX test, heartworm prevention, Bordatella (kennel cough) vaccination, distemper vaccination, Rabies vaccination (3 months or older), fecal exam and worming, flea and tick treatment, microchip and registration, pre-adoption screening, certificate for free vet exam, free post adoption consultation with our Canine Trainer, lifetime support from DCSPCA

OTHER ANIMALS:

Rabbits: $40
Hamsters / Gerbils / Rats: $20
Birds: $30
Guinea Pigs: $30
Exotic Birds: $125


PUBLIC FELINE SPAY/NEUTER (in our low-cost Spay-Neuter Clinic)

Public feline spay/neuter: $80.00

*Call the shelter at 452-7722, Option 5 to make an appointment.


ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Rabies vaccination, Feline Leukemia/AIDS testing, Feline Distemper vaccination, and microchipping available!

We are often asked why we charge a fee for our animals when animals are available for “free” in newspaper ads or in front of the local supermarket. While we are grateful that you’ve chosen to adopt a shelter animal, the reality is that we, too, must pay for staffing, electricity, heat and food. Donations only cover a portion of these costs. But, if you compare what you get with an adoption from the DCSPCA to a “free” animal, you’ll see that we offer the best value by far. Chews Adoption!

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog, adopting a cat, adopting a kitten or adopting a puppy versus getting dogs for sale, cats for sale, puppies for sale or kittens for sale from a dog breeder or a cat breeder? When someone is breeding puppies or breeding kittens, they are creating new dogs and cats who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog, cat, puppy or kitten and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale or buy a cat for sale from a puppy breeder or a kitten breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs and cats who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder or buying a cat or kitten for sale from a cat breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog, adopt a cat, adopt a puppy or adopt a kitten at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.