Congratulations on your decision to adopt an animal companion! South Wood County Humane Society is happy you are considering adopting from our shelter. Our goalĀ is to find permanent, loving and responsible homes for the animals in our care. We do not adopt on a first come served basis nor do we hold animals for adoption. Our goal is to match the best animal for your situation. Please complete all parts the application, as incomplete applications will not be processed. In order to be considered for adoption, you must:

  • Be 21 years of age or have a co-signer present at time of turning in application and adoption if approved.
  • Have formal identification (ex. Drivers License)
  • Current pets must be up to date on vaccinations.
  • SWCHS will check with landlords for approval of pets in rental homes, apartments and mobile home parks. Parental permission must be granted if you live in their home at time of application.
Adoption Questionnarie
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Street Address, City, State and Zip Code

Current Pet Information


Example: Penny, Beagle Mix, Female, 5 years, Spayed
Adoption fee includes:
  • Spayed/Neuter
  • Microchip
  • Vaccinations
  • De-worming
  • Flea Control
  • Feline FIV/FELV
  • Canine 4DX test

South Wood County Humane Society has the right to accept or deny this application for any reason.

A completed application does not guarantee an approved application. I certify that I am at least 21 years of age and the information given is true. I authorize any and all verifications of statements made in the application. I recognize that any misrepresentation of facts may result in losing the privilege of adopting a pet.

I understand vaccines, vet care and proper nutrition can cost $300-500 per year and I agree to financially provide for this animal during its entire lifespan which may be 20 years or more.

I also understand SWCHS has the right to do a follow up visit and take pictures showing proper shelter is being provided for any animal kept outside. If this animal becomes ill, injured, or lost, I will contact the SWCHS immediately.

I also sign that I understand how the adoption process works, agree to complete any spay/neuter requirements and pay fees involved with adoption.

By clicking the "Submit" button below, I agree that the information listed above is correct and that I understand all terms and conditions.

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