How do I prepare before I adopt?

Check local municipal ordinances and HOA restrictions for your area, research the type of pet you want to adopt, make sure the area where the pet will be kept is secure, purchase the necessary supplies to care for the pet (food/water bowls, food, bedding, toys, collars, leashes, etc.), and locate a veterinarian that you will take the pet to for annual checkups and medical treatment.

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1. How do I adopt a pet?
2. Which pet should I choose?
3. How do I prepare before I adopt?
4. What is included in the adoption and what is the process?
5. What do I need to do after the adoption? (responsible pet ownership)
6. What is your return policy?
7. What can I do as a volunteer?
8. How do I become a volunteer?
9. What are the requirements to be a volunteer?
10. What happens if my pet is brought into the shelter?
11. What does it cost to reclaim my pet from the shelter?
12. How do I obtain a City registration certificate for my pet?
13. How do I report a pet I have found?
14. How do I report a pet I have lost?
15. What is a stray hold?