Northwoods Animal Learning and Wellness Center

Animal Adoption

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Animal Adoption

Adopt Your New Best Friend Today!

We have a special interest in finding the right homes for animals in transition. Our goal is to find appropriate homes based on the needs and lifestyles of potential adopters and the animals in our care.   We have our own adoption program and we foster animals for local humane societies.  For fostered animals, interested persons need to contact the appropriate shelter to begin the adoption process.

New to Pet Adoption?   We have all the resources to guide you through the process and help you find the perfect pet for you and your family.  To meet any of the animals in our program, please call us to schedule an appointment.

Considering an Addition to Your Family? Consider Adoption!  We have several great dogs and cats in our foster program available for adoption through local humane societies.  Dogs in our care receive individual attention and training. We get to know their individual personalities and needs and have dogs of all energy and training levels.  Cats in our care are kept in our staff rooms where they are in a homey environment and are interacted with on a daily basis. They get regular socialization with other cats, dogs, and people Our goal is successful placements.  We will help you find a pet matched for you.  Chances are we have just what you are looking for!  

We offer a FREE, 45 minute lesson to anyone who adopts any dog fostered with us from a shelter!



Animals Currently Available for Adoption


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We often have many animals available for adoption, either through our own program, or fostered with us for local humane societies while they await their forever home-- please contact us if you are looking for a dog or cat & we will do our best to help you find a suitable 4-legged family member!


Animals we are fostering & are available for adoption:

ChiefChief is a tall goofy hound mixwho is very playful and energetic.  He loves to play with other dogs, go on long walks or bike rides.  He has the stereotypical hound bay!  Chief is a silly boy who gets along with all sorts of different dogs. 


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