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YAPS is a no-kill, rescue facility for dogs and cats with limited space. YAPS is not a municipal shelter. Available space, finances, and staff on hand dictate when we can accept pets. These factors change weekly and sometimes daily.

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Our Surrender Process

All pet surrenders require an appointment. During this appointment the pet’s health and temperament will be evaluated before he or she can be accepted into our program. Our budget determines whether we can accept pets with health issues or pets with an aggressive nature they require professional training. We cannot accept pets they need help beyond our skill set or resources.

YAPS does not accept pets on a temporary basis. However, we do assist local resident’s pets on the event of a natural disaster or emergency by temporarily housing pets during mandatory evacuation situations.

When our facility is full, we are unable to keep a waiting list for surrenders. It is best that you check back in with us on a weekly basis.

 

Felines

We accept cats up to the age of 5 years. We accept domestic cats and cannot accept savannah cat breeds.

We do ask a surrender donation fee of $25 for a spayed/neutered pet with sterility certificate and $50.00 if not spayed or neutered. For litters we ask a donation fee of $125.00. 

Is the cat spayed or neutered?

Is the cat up to date on vaccines?

Do you have medical records for the cat?

Is the cat social?

Indoor or Outdoor Cat?

Does the cat have any medical issues or medications taken?

Has the cat been around other pets?

Does the cat need to be an only pet?

Is the cat friendly with dogs?

15 + 5 =

Canines

We accept dogs up to 10 years of age. We do ask a surrender donation fee of $50 for a spayed/neutered dog with sterility certificate and $75.00 if not spayed or neutered. We offer a kennel environment to the dogs at the YAPS Facility.

Unfortunately, due to insurance restrictions we cannot accept the following pure bred pets: Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, Mastiffs, Belgium Malinois, St. Bernards, Akitas, Cane Corsos, Pressa Canarios, Dobermans, Sharpei, Chow Chows.  However, it may be possible for us to take in a mixed breed from the above list.  Please call for details.

Is the dog spayed or neutered?

Is the dog up to date on vaccines?

Do you have medical records for the cat?

Is the cat social?

Indoor or Outdoor Cat?

Does the cat have any medical issues or medications taken?

Has the cat been around other pets?

Does the cat need to be an only pet?

Is the cat friendly with dogs?

3 + 4 =

Adopting a Dog

Adoption fee includes the following:

  • A series of two- DA2PPv (distemper, adenovirus, parainfluenza, and parvovirus) vaccines
  • Bordatella vaccine
  • Rabies vaccine
  • Puppies receive a series of 4 DA2PPV Boosters
  • Spay or Neuter

Your dog will also receive:

  • Microchip
  • Dewormer
  • Flea Treatment (as needed for adult dogs)

Adopting a Cat

Adoption fee includes the following:

  • A series of two- FVRCP (rhinotracheitis, calicivirus, and panleukopenia) vaccines
  • Spay or Neuter
Adoption Fees
Adult Dogs (1 year and over)   $230.00  (Dewormer, Vaccines, Spay/Neuter, Microchip included)
Puppies (6 months to 1 year) $275.00 (Dewormer, Boosters, Spay/Neuter, Microchip included)
Puppies (6 months and under)   $350.00 (refundable deposit of $100 required, $450.00 total)
Purebred Adult Dogs (1 year and over) $350.00
Purebred Puppies  (under 1 year) $450.00
Senior Dogs (8 years and over) $125.00
Senior-to-Senior (people 65+, dog 8+) $75.00
Adult Cats  (1 year and over) $75.00
Kittens (under 1 year)
$100.00
Purebred Felines $100.00

**All canine adoption fees include vaccines, spay/neuter, and microchip**

**All feline adoption fees include vaccines and spay/neuter**