If you have decided that you can no longer care for your pet, and you are unable to find a friend or family member to take your pet in, then you may surrender your pet to the Perry County Humane Society. Unfortunately we have limited space and may not be able to take animals in if our facilities are full. We will help in any way that we can, but please take the following into consideration before surrendering your pet and make sure this is your final decision.
IF YOU SURRENDER AN ANIMAL, IT IS NO LONGER YOURS
The goal of the Perry County Humane Society is to find a home for every adoptable animal in our care.
• Animals are evaluated for adoptability and must meet our criteria for GOOD HEALTH
and GOOD TEMPERAMENT.
• If the animal you surrendered meets our criteria it will be placed up for adoption and we do not have a preset time limit.
• Animals must remain in good health, both physically and emotionally.
• By turning the animal over to the shelter we hope you have exhausted every effort of keeping this animal in your home or of finding it a new home.
• If you've been feeding an animal for 30 days, it is legally considered yours.
• Make sure surrendering the animal at this time is your final decision. By surrendering an animal to us, you are relinquishing all rights of ownership and further information regarding the animal.
• We cannot call you regarding the animal’s status, be it adoption or euthanasia and we also do not give out information about the animal if you visit the shelter or call at a later date.
• Animals may be euthanized or placed for adoption immediately.
PLEASE CONSIDER SURRENDERING YOUR LAST RESORT.