The shelter is adopting animals via appointment only. Please view the animals available for adoption and fill out an application. Please review the terms and conditions for adoption. Applications will be reviewed and if we feel you may be the best match for the animal, we will call you for a meet and greet. Meet & greets are scheduled 7 days per week. Applications not filled out in full will not be processed.
For dog adoptions please read the dog decompression protocol and watch this video prior to filling out a dog adoption application. If you have trouble viewing this video, please try using another browser.
Cat/Small Animal Adoption Application
Dog Adoption Application
We have partnered with Stratford Senior Services to assist seniors with our adoption application. If you:
Please contact the Baldwin Center at 203-385-4055, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 to 4:00pm.
- reside in Stratford
- are 60 years of age or older
- do not have a computer or are having difficulty submitting your on-line application
This entitles the adopter to two free vaccines, fecal testing, heartworm/lyme disease testing, a microchip, martingale collar and leash for dog. In addition, prior to adoption, the new owner must provide a receipt for a dog obedience class lasting a minimum of 6 weeks.
This entitles the adopter to two free vaccines, fecal testing, feline leukemia/aids disease, a microchip and safety collar. Additional donations are appreciated to help us continue to provide medical care and enrichment to the cats at the facility.
Puppies (under 1 year) $95.00*/**
Kittens (under 1 year) $70.00*
*This entitles the adopter to two free vaccines, and a discount off the spay or neuter. All animals will receive a microchip, martingale collar and leash for dog and a collar for a cat. All kittens/puppies will be dropped off at the veterinarian prior to going home with the new owner. They will receive an exam, initial vaccines, disease testing and spay/neuter if the veterinarian feels the animal is age/size appropriate. The veterinarian will call you when the kitten/puppy is ready to be picked up. This could take up to seven days or more. The new owner will be responsible for the balance of the veterinarian invoice. Typically, the balance has been $100.00-200.00.
**In addition, prior to adoption the new owner must provide a receipt for a new puppy training class lasting a minimum of 6 weeks.
To check on the status of your application please email [email protected]