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Adoption Application

  • Once you have completely filled out the adoption application you may submit the application via email, postal mail, or bring it to our Humane Society's office to begin the adoption review process. You may also fill out an application at our office.
  • The adoption review process generally takes 24 - 48 hours. During this time, our staff will contact your veterinarian for a reference. This is done as soon as possible, and depends entirely on your veterinarian's office hours. The staff will also use this time to contact your landlord, parent/family member, or property owner, to gain permission for you to have a new pet at your residence.
  • The Shelter Manager will review the application and will make the final approval for an adoption. If there are concerns, or multiple applications for one animal, the Adoption Committee will review an application.

Download and Print Our Adoption Application

Fill out our Electronic Adoption Application

The Tri-Lakes Humane Society, Inc. is a Registered Shelter/Pet Rescue Organization under New York State Department of Agriculture Markets Law Section 408: Shelter/Rescue Registration Number: RR036