Surrendering Your Pet

Please note that due to the current public health emergency situation all animals are being accepted by appointment.  Call 519-966-5751 to book an appointment.  

The Humane Society is an open door shelter and will not turn away an animal in need.  We depend on surrender fees to care for your pet, but surrender fees will be reduced upon request in cases of financial hardship.

Leaving Your Pet with Us

Dog owner surrender – $60 (without appointment $80) (for a litter of puppies please check out our Spay Your Mama program

Cat owner surrender – $30 (without appointment $80)

Rabbits and other small animals surrender – $10 (without appointment $20)

Reptile surrender – $50 (without appointment $80)

Pot belly pig surrender – $100 (without appointment $150)

All surrender fees are per animal.  For species not listed please call.  

We understand that surrendering your pet a difficult decision, but providing us with as much information as possible will assist us in transitioning your pet to their new home. Please visit www.windsorhumane.org/aboutmypet prior to bringing them in to provide us with information about your pet. The survey must be completed prior to your appointment or the “without appointment” fee applied.

Please note that, except in exceptional circumstances, we require an appointment to surrender your pet. Appointments are booked seven days a week, based upon availability.

Thinking about surrendering your pet because of issues with your landlord?  Please read this information first.  Thinking about surrendering your pet because of medical issues?  Please read this information first.  

We offer a Good Home Guarantee to all adoptable animals who come through our doors.