Fee Schedule

Adoption Fees

Adoption fees range from $70 to $100.

Animals being adopted will be:
  • Up-to-date on vaccinations, including rabies if the animal is more than four months of age
  • Spayed or neutered
  • Given a general dewormer and treated for fleas and ticks
  • Microchipped and registered with 24PetWatch
  • Heartworm tested (dogs over 6 months of age)
  • FeLV / FIV tested (cats over 6 months of age)
  • Given 30 days of 24PetWatch pet insurance (with a valid email address)
  • Given a sample bag of Science Diet food

Impoundment Fees
There is a minimum $50 impoundment fee, plus the following:
  • $10 microchip if the animal is not already microchipped
  • $10 rabies vaccine if a current rabies certificate is not presented when reclaiming the animal
  • $6 daily maintenance fee for each day the animal is impounded
  • $5 city registration fee if animal resides in Irving and is not currently registered
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City Registration Fee
 $5 if animal is microchipped.

$10 if animal is not microchipped but is spayed / neutered.

$15 if animal is not microchipped or spayed / neutered.

Microchip and ID Tag Fees
The cost for a microchip is $10, and is available only to Irving residents.
  • Includes implantation and registration with 24PetWatch.
ID tags are available for $3 to $5.

Quarantine Fee
This fee is $100 and includes the following:
  • Ten-day observation period at the shelter from the date and time of the bite.
  • Rabies vaccination.
  • Microchip implantation and registration with 24PetWatch.
Transfer to Adoption Partner Fee
This fee is $20.