La Plata County Humane Society

A 1111 South Camino del Rio, Durango, CO 81301 shelter helping to find loving homes for dogs, cats, rabbits, small animals, birds, horses, reptiles, amphibians, and/or fish, farm-type animals.

Pets at La Plata County Humane Society

  • Any
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Any
  • Baby
  • Puppy
  • Kitten
  • Young
  • Adult
  • Senior
  • Any
  • Male
  • Female

Iris

Female, Adult
Domestic Shorthair / Domestic Shorthair

Daffodil

Female, Young
Domestic Shorthair / Domestic Shorthair

Fleur

Male, Young
Domestic Shorthair / Domestic Shorthair

Lion

Male, Young
Domestic Shorthair / Domestic Shorthair

Minnow

Female, Young
Australian Cattle Dog

Newt

Female, Young
Australian Cattle Dog

Winston

Male, Young
Australian Cattle Dog

Alby

Male, Young
Australian Cattle Dog

Thea

Female, Young
Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Beefsquatch

Male, Adult
German Shepherd Dog

Marley

Female, Senior
Domestic Shorthair / Domestic Shorthair

Woody

Male, Young
Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Pippa

Female, Adult
Australian Cattle Dog

Maroon

Female, Young
Australian Cattle Dog

Quandary

Female, Young
Australian Cattle Dog

Antero

Female, Young
Australian Cattle Dog

Blanca

Female, Young
Australian Cattle Dog

Flash

Male, Adult
Retriever (Unknown Type) / Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Peanut

Male, Adult
Beagle

Mochi

Male, Adult
Australian Cattle Dog / American Pit Bull Terrier

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Areas La Plata County Humane Society Serves

We are an open admission shelter serving La Plata County (Bayfield, Durango, Hermosa, Hesperus and Ignacio.)

Anyone can stop by and visit, whether they're from down the street or half way around the world. Adoptions are not restricted to just our county.

Potential adopters must meet with the pet, complete an application before approval. We do reserve the right to refuse adoptions if our well trained staff feels like it is not the right fit for the pet and/or adopter.

La Plata County Humane Society's Adoption Process

1. Visit the Facility and Find a Pet

2. Submit Application

Please visit: lpchumanesociety.org/adopt/adopt-a-pet/ to fill out an application. We do not accept Adopt-a-Pet online applications.

3. Interview

A brief interview to discuss your application and interest in the pet. Interview with supervisor and Director may be required depending pet.

4. Approve Application

5. Sign Adoption Contract

6. Pay Fee

7. Take the Pet Home

Our trained Adoption Counselors are on hand to help you through the process of finding the right pet. Please stop by and speak with one of our staff about our adoptable dogs or cats. You will then fill out an adoption application (ID is required), your application will then go through an approval process.

Adoption Fee:

Puppies (Under 7 Months):
$199.00 - $299.00 Includes spay/neuter, vaccinations and microchip.

Adult Dogs (7 months - 7 years old)
$99.00 - Includes spay/neuter,vaccinations and microchip.

Senior Dogs (7 years and older)
$49.00 - Includes spay/neuter, vaccinations and microchip

Kittens (Under 7 months):
$79.00 - Includes spay/neuter, vaccinations and microchip.

Adult Cats (7 months - 7 years old):
$49.00 - Includes spay/neuter, vaccinations and microchip.

Senior Cats (7 years and older)
$29.00 - Includes spay/neuter, vaccinations and microchip.

* Canine vaccines include DHPP, Bordetella and Rabies

** Feline vaccines consist of the FVRCP and Rabies.

Requirements for Adoption:

- Adoption Application filled out completely.
- Must be at least 21 with Driver's License or Picture ID.
- Dog introduction (your dog(s) must meet our dog)
- LPCHS staff member will contact landlord or see lease if you rent and if you are approved to have a pet in the home.
- Home inspection if interested in one of our "Special Needs" dogs.

About La Plata County Humane Society

- La Plata County Humane Society Mission Statement -

La Plata County Humane Society is committed to enhance and protect the lives of companion animals by ensuring the provision of sustenance, safety and shelter, educating the community regarding humane treatment of animals, and preventing pet overpopulation.

Come Meet La Plata County Humane Society's Pets

1111 S. Camino Del Rio, Durango, Colorado 81303
(North of Wal-Mart)

Hours of Operation:

Monday: 11:00 - 5:30 pm
Tuesday: 11:00 - 5:30 pm
Wednesday: 11:00 - 5:30 pm
Thursday: 11:00 - 5:30 pm
Friday: 11:00 - 5:30 pm
Saturday: 11:00 - 5:30 pm
Sunday: 12:00 - 4:00 pm

Make a donation to La Plata County Humane Society to help homeless pets find homes

https://lpchumanesociety.org/how-you-can-help/give/