Hey, I’m Corbin! I am a 5 year old neutered Australian Cattle Dog mix.
I am a big goof ball who is full of energy! I absolutely love meeting new people (mostly so I can get belly rubs)! I am a very smart little guy who loves to show off, and I need a family that is going to keep me busy. Being that I’m a herding breed, the staff requires a meet and greet if you have any children. I tend to get a little excited when playing with them and will try to herd them.. oops! I am not fond of the other dogs here at the shelter, and would do best as an only fur child. A home in the country would be best for me, but it is not required as long as my new family understands that I require daily walks! Check me out if you are interested in adopting me!
Before you begin the adoption process, first think about what you want in a pet and whether you are ready to bring one into your life.
At HAHS, we’ll help you find an animal companion who’s just what you’re looking for. You’ll have a conversation with one of our adoption counselors about your preferences, your lifestyle, and your household so that we may guide you in choosing your new pet. Before you get started, be sure you can answer “yes” to these questions:
The Adoption Process:
Browse our pets available for adoption on our website hornellanimalshelter.org, or visit our shelter and meet our animals in person. We require that the whole family come to the shelter to meet the pet you are considering. If you’re adopting a dog and have a dog(s) currently living in your home, you will be required to bring your dog in for a meet and greet. You must provide proof that your dog(s) are current on their rabies, and distemper vaccines prior to setting up a meet and greet.
Visit our shelter, or website hornellanimalshelter.org to fill out an adoption application. You can find the adoption application under the 'forms' tab on our website. Once the application is completed please submit it to us via email, fax, mail, or dropping it off to the shelter. Once we receive your application we can begin the approval process. **Please note that the approval process can take anywhere from 1 to 7 days depending on how soon we can reach your references, veterinarian, and landlord (if applicable)**
Once you’ve been approved to adopt, you’ll pay an adoption fee — and in most cases you can bring home your new family member right away (provided the animal is of age for adoption)! In some cases, depending on the age, and status of the animal you have been approved for, the animal may be sent out on a foster to adopt with you. Typically this is done when an animal still needs to be spayed/ neutered, is not old enough to be spayed/ neutered yet, is on medication, or if you want to make sure the animal is going to be a perfect fit. If this is the case, then an adoption counselor will let you know the length of which the animal will be on foster to adopt, and when you will be able to finalize the adoption.
When it’s time to bring home your new friend from HAHS, you’ll be surprised how far your adoption fee goes! The fee you’ll pay to adopt a pet includes these important benefits:
When you adopt from HAHS and pay an adoption fee (which reflects only a portion of our investment in your new pet), you help us continue to care for the homeless animals in our community and make sure they are safe, protected, and loved.
The following fees apply to animal adoptions
Adult (1 year and older): $100
Puppies (6 months to 1 year): $150
Adult (1 year and older): $60
Kittens (6 months to 1 year): $80
If you have any questions regarding the adoption process please give us a call at 607-324-1270.
Thank you for choosing to adopt!
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