Here are some tips to follow if you or your loved one is unable to provide proper care for a pet.
- Ask family members for assistance. Family members are often happy to dive in and help you care for your animals at home.
- Call a pet sitting service.
- Seek the services of a caregiver.
- Consider putting your pet up for adoption.
What to do with a dog you can no longer keep?
Rehoming: What to Do If You Can’t Keep Your Dog
- Tip #1: Talk to Your Dog’s Breeder or Rescue Group.
- Tip #2: Spread the Net Wide.
- Tip #3: Buy Time If You Can.
- Tip #4: Help for Service Members.
- Tip #5: Check Out Potential Adopters.
- Breaking the Adoption Contract.
- Rehoming a Dog with Behavior Problems.
What to do with a cat you can’t keep?
If you can’t keep your cat, and you can’t find him a home on your own, than you will need to face the fact that the only humane decision you can make is to take him to a shelter. Many people with good intentions will place friendly cats outside thinking they will fend for themselves.
How do I surrender my pet?
Call 952-HELP-PET (952-435-7738) to schedule an appointment to surrender your pet.
Surrendering a pet
- A driver’s license or other government issued ID.
- Your pet’s surrender form.
- Your pet’s veterinary records.
- Your pet’s surrender fee, listed below.
What happens if you surrender your dog?
It is always with a heavy heart we accept a surrendered pet to our shelter. This means that for one reason or another the owner has had circumstances arise where they can’t keep the pet. Surrendering an animal to the shelter means owners relinquish all rights of the pet to the Humane Society of Macomb.