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Humane Society of Wicomico County Animal shelter in Salisbury, MD

The Humane Society of Wicomico County was started in 1968 by a group of people who wanted to help improve the lives of animals. We have come a long way in our 40+ years! We have a staff dedicated to making sure the animals that come to our doors are loved and protected as they wait for their forever home. Not only are our animals vaccinated, wormed and given flea preventative, we can treat animals that come to us with mange, ringworm, heartworm and pay for animals to be seen by an outside vet should there be a need. We have an on-site spay/neuter clinic that not only is used for our animals but we also offer low cost spay/neuter for animals of the public. We provide emergency boarding for victims of domestic abuse, fire, and medical emergencies. We also have the capability to set up an off-site emergency shelter for people evacuated from their homes. In addition, we have an education program to help teach kids about being a responsible pet guardian. We work with a wide range of rescue groups and our animals have been transported from our mid-Atlantic area throughout the North Eastern United States. Our shelter is an open admission shelter and we will take in approximately 3500 animals this year. We do what we do because of our love for animals and our desire to make a difference in their lives every single day.

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5130 Citation Dr
Salisbury, MD 21804
Donation We have a PayPal button on our website and all someone needs to do is click on it to make a donation to our shelter.
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5130 Citation Dr

Salisbury, MD 21804

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Adoptable pets at Humane Society of Wicomico County

We'll also keep you updated on Duke's adoption status with email updates.
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Duke

Boxer/Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
Salisbury, MD
We'll also keep you updated on Mateo's adoption status with email updates.
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Mateo

Beagle/Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Young
Salisbury, MD
We'll also keep you updated on Scirocco's adoption status with email updates.
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Scirocco

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Adult
Salisbury, MD
We'll also keep you updated on Keegan's adoption status with email updates.
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Keegan

Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Young
Salisbury, MD
We'll also keep you updated on Redcliff's adoption status with email updates.
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Redcliff

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Kitten
Salisbury, MD
We'll also keep you updated on Norton's adoption status with email updates.
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Norton

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Kitten
Salisbury, MD
We'll also keep you updated on Remy's adoption status with email updates.
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Remy

Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Salisbury, MD
We'll also keep you updated on Ariella's adoption status with email updates.
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Ariella

Pit Bull Terrier/Boxer

Female, Adult
Salisbury, MD

Shelter FAQs

We serve all of Wicomico County, MD for intake of animals. We have no location restrictions on the locations of adoptions.

  • 1. Meet the Pet
  • 2. Submit Application
  • 3. Approve Application
  • 4. Sign Adoption Contract

Additional adoption info

Please check our website for adoption specials and available animals!

Our adoption fees are as follows:

Puppy (0-12 months): $200
Adult Dog (1-5 years): $175
Senior Dog (6+ years): $85

Senior to Senior Program: any person over 65 yrs of age wanting to adopt any pet over 7 yrs of age: adoption fee is waived

Kitten (0-12 months): $75
Adult Cat (1-5 years): $50
Senior Cat (6+ years): $25

Adoption fee includes basic vaccinations, worming, flea treatment, feline-leukemia/FIV test, heartworm test, spay/neuter (done prior to leaving), rabies vaccination and a microchip

There is a contract and all potential adopters meet with adoption counselor to talk about application and make sure pet is good fit with the person and family. A "meet and greet" is required with all family members and the pet prior to finalizing the adoption application. If someone is adopting a dog and has another dog at home, we also require a "meet and greet" for the dogs as well. All animals in the home must be up to date on vaccinations prior to new pet going home. We do not adopt to people who will keep the pet outside exclusively. We may do a home visit either pre or post-adoption. Animals adopted from us are not be sold or given to another person. We verify all information on the adoption application and may deny an application with any false information on it. A follow up call or visit is done on all adoptions within first 30 days of adoption.

Adoption application

https://www.wicomicohumane.org/available-for-adoption/

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We'll also keep you updated on Pink FKA Daisy's adoption status with email updates.
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Pink FKA Daisy

Mixed Breed (Small)/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, Adult
Georgetown, DE
We'll also keep you updated on Jack's adoption status with email updates.
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Jack

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Young
Ocean Pines, MD
We'll also keep you updated on Gloria's adoption status with email updates.
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Gloria

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 6 yrs
Rehoboth Beach, DE
We'll also keep you updated on Macquire's adoption status with email updates.
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Macquire

Rat Terrier

Male
Seaford, DE
We'll also keep you updated on Gwen's adoption status with email updates.
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Gwen

Boxer

Female, 6 yrs
Ridgely, MD
We'll also keep you updated on Miley's adoption status with email updates.
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Miley

Domestic Shorthair/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, Adult
Georgetown, DE

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