Want to adopt a pet?


Requirements for Adopting A Pet:

  • Adopters must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Adopters must complete an application form and pay the requisite adoption fee.
  • Adopters must meet their prospective pet, in person, before adopting.
  • No animal may be taken home before it is spayed/neutered, although you may “pre-adopt” the animal.


All of the animals in the care of the Gateway Area Humane Society are currently in foster homes.  We ask that you call in advance to schedule an appointment to meet each pet as all of our fosters have varying schedules.

Remember, all of our animals are rescues (sometimes literally right off the street) or surrenders (given up by their owners).  All are in need of loving homes.  We try to do things right by socializing our animals and providing them with all of the medical treatment that they need.  Please help save a life, always adopt from a humane society, shelter or rescue group!

 Printable Gateway Area Humane Society Adoption Questionnaire


Complete an online application by clicking here.


Prospective adopters must compete and submit this application for adoption.  Staff will call you when your application has been approved.  If you rent your home, we may verify with your landlord that you are allowed to have a pet.  We may also ask to speak with your vet to verify that you have kept up with the care of current or previous pets.


Please email us with any questions.  Your inquiries are appreciated and will be answered in a timely fashion.  We will be happy to answer any questions that you may have regarding a particular animal.