Policies & Fees

Adoption Policies

All persons adopting animals are obliged to sign an adoption agreement which outlines requirements for the animals care.  Please see our Terms of Agreement .

If the adopting party decides against keeping the animal, the animal will be allowed to be brought back for another animal. RAA does not refund adoption fees but will be happy to work with a family looking for a particular pet.

RAA Adoption Fees

An adoption fee is charged which is based upon whether the animal has been altered or not. The purpose of the adoption fee is to offset RAA’s cost.  Fees vary depending on the age of the animal, whether it is purebred or mixed and whether or not it has been spayed or neutered.

It is very critical for all pet owners to understand the importance of spaying and neutering. About 80% of all animals put to sleep each year are healthy, adoptable animals; there just aren’t enough homes for them all. It is also very important for pet owners to register their pet with the City and put identification tags on them!