Heartland Humane Society of Missouri

A Foster Based Animal Rescue Group

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Adopting a Pet

In order to be considered for an adoption you must:
  • Be at least 23 years of age
  • Have the knowledge and consent of all adults living in your household
  • Have a landlord's name and phone number if you rent
  • Understand that Heartland Humane Society must approve your application

Adoption application

Do you work or attend school?
Do you live in a:
Do you own or rent?
Does your landlord allow pets?
Does everyone in your household know and accept the fact that you are considering adopting a new pet?
Does anyone in the house have allergies to animals?
Do you have a fenced yard?
Do you plan on declawing your cat?
Are your current pets spayed/neutered?
Are your current pets up-to-date on vaccinations?
Do you understand that a pet can be an 18 year commitment, must be regularly exercised, groomed and vetted, and may cost $300-500 annually for care?
Do you realize that your new pet may take anywhere from 2 weeks to 2 months to become adusted to its surroundings, and may require extra patience and training during this stressful time?
Have you adopted a pet from Heatland Humane Society before?