Adoption Fees

Adoption Fees

The adoption process includes the following:

  • Completing an Application
  • If you rent, we will need to speak to your landlord to confirm you are allowed the pet you have chosen.
  • Providing two references that we can call – a friend, your veterinarian or employer. Must not be family members.

Adoption Fees Include:

  • General Vet Health Exam ($85 value)
  • Up to date vaccinations and rabies ($100 – $120 value)
  • Spay/ Neuter surgery for animals 6mths + ($200-$500 value)
  • Deworming and external parasite control ($20 – $50 value)
  • Microchip identification ($80 value)
  • One (1) Year “Individual” NLRHS Membership ($20 value)

TOTAL VALUE is up to $855!

*Please note that the adoption process can take up to one week depending on availability of references and landlord (if required).

NLRHS Adoption Fees:


  • Puppies (under 6 mths) – $300.00
  • Adult (6 mths to 6 yrs.) – $350.00
  • Seniors (7 yrs. Plus) – $150.00
  • Bonded Pair – Ask for details

**Dog licenses are not included in our adoption fees**

EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2014: All adopted dogs that live in the Town of High Level require a dog license before leaving the shelter. Licenses can be purchased at the Town of High Level office. The receipt must be presented to the Shelter Attendant when picking up your new family member.


  • Kittens (under 6 mths) – $150.00
  • Adult (6 mths to 6 yrs.) – $100.00
  • Seniors (7 yrs. Plus) – $50.00
  • Bonded Pair – Ask for details

**Prices effective January 1, 2020. Subject to change without notice

Feel free to contact the Northern Lights Regional Humane Society if you are interested in any of the animals that are up for adoption. We welcome any questions you may have. Please call 780-926-5520 or stop in during business hours.

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