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Adoption hours are Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 3:30 pm as well as Saturdays 10:00 am through 2:30 pm. ALL animals adopted from BAARC leave the shelter spayed/neutered and all animals, except those under 6 months of age, receive a one year rabies vaccine. In addition, cats receive a FURVC vaccine and dogs are vaccinated with a four-in-one distemper in addition to Bordetella (Kennel Cough).
Adoption fees vary but in general the following rates apply:
Dogs: Female - $90.00, Male - $80.00
Puppies: Female - $77.50, Male - $67.50
Cats: Female - $62.00, Male - $52.00
Kittens: Female - $50.00, Male - $40.00
Adoption hours are Monday through Friday 10:00 am. to 3:30 pm as well as Saturdays 10:00 am through 2:30 pm. Before leaving the shelter, dogs are heartworm tested and given heartworm prevention during their stay here, dewormed, altered, and vaccinated for the following: Rabies, DAPPV, K9 Influenza, and Bordetella.
Before leaving the shelter, cats are FELV tested, dewormed, altered, and vaccinated for the following: Rabies, HCP, and Bordetella.
Adoption Fees: CASH ONLY
Resident fees include a dog licenseDOG/PUPPY ADOPTIONResident $90Non-resident $85
60 AND OVERDOG/PUPPY ADOPTIONResident $50Non-resident $45
Compatibility Check - You must bring your dog to see if they get along with a new friend. They can meet on leash in our BAARC in the Park.
60 AND OVER$35
Additional information about such services can be found through P.A.W.S. at (631) 539-2014.
You may spend time with your pet immediately before and after the procedure. There is a $65 turn in fee for dogs, $35 for senior citizens and a $35 fee to turn in cats, $15 for senior citizens. All fees are cash only.
BAARC is a humane municipal animal shelter and accepts all stray canines found within the Town's geographic borders. All animals that are adoptable or have medical conditions that are treatable, will stay at the animal shelter until they are adopted as long as there is room. The shelters save rate is about 88% for dogs and 96% for cats. This rate is calculated on the total intake of dogs and cats regardless of age, condition or temperament.