Adoption Information and Applications

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 January 2018 Adoptions

  16 Dogs       45 Cats  




To View Our Adoptable Dogs, please click this link

To View Our Adoptable Cats, please click this link

Visit Our Critter Corner
Ask us about our rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters and other great little critters available for adoption!



Applications may be obtained & completed at the shelter or printed from the files below

Adoption Application – WORD                             Adoption Application- PDF 

Completed applications may be returned directly to the front desk or via:

  • Email:
  • Fax:  570-586-4375
  • Mail: Griffin Pond Animal Shelter,  Attn: Adoptions, 967 Griffin Pond Road, S. Abington Twp, PA 18411

Processing time varies between 7-10 business days. An adoption counselor will usually contact you within 72 hours.   We ask that you keep in mind that PA Law demands that all dogs and cats adopted through the shelter must be spayed or neutered.


Dog Adoption Fees

Puppy up to 1 year $185

Dogs 1 year and over $165

“Senior-for-Senior” $25      (Dog must be 7 years or older and already spayed or neutered, Program for applicants 65 and older)

Dog Adoptions include the following:

  • Microchip
  • DA2ppv combination vaccine
  • Bordetella vaccine
  • One worming
  • Flea treatment with Frontline Plus or Revolution
  • Spay or Neuter Certificate


Cat Adoption Fees


Kittens up to 1 year $65

Cats 1 year and older $50

“Senior-to-Senior” $10     (Cat must be 7 years or older and already spayed or neutered, Program for applicants 65 and older)

Cat Adoptions include the following:

  • Microchip
  • FVRCP Vaccine
  • Feline Leukemia and FIV Testing
  • Worming
  • Treatment with Frontline Plus
  • Spay or Neuter Certificate


Other Animal Adoption Fees

Rabbits $50, $65/pair *

Guinea Pigs $15

Rats/Mice$8, $10/pair

Gerbils $8, $10/pair

Hamsters $8

Ferrets $20, $30/pair

Birds $10/pair

* Rabbit adoption fees include spay/neuter certificate