The Adoption Process

Make Adoption Your First Option!

If you wish to adopt one of our shelter friends, you will be asked to fill out an adoption application and provide vet references. All cats and dogs leaving the shelter must be spayed or neutered before going home with you.

We request a donation of $270 for dogs, $400 for puppies or purebred dogs and $125 for cats and kittens (purebreds $200). This helps cover the cost of feeding, spaying or neutering, de-worming, testing and vaccinating your new pet. All dogs are microchipped.

Also, check with the shelter daily as animal registry changes frequently. Once your application has been approved please allow up to 1 hour for the adoption process.

If you currently have a dog at home and are looking to adopt a canine friend, a staff supervised introduction will take place between your dog and the adoptable dog. A proper introduction can is important when 2 or more dogs meet for the first time.

Humane Society of Walden's FIV+ and FeLV+ cats

Our FIV+ and FeLV+ cats are all healthy and beautiful and are some of the most loving, affectionate cats we have ever met – but most of them have been waiting a long time to be adopted, just because people who don’t know any better are afraid of the virus they carry. Please consider adopting one of these wonderful cats! If you meet them, you will fall in love!

All fees are waived to approved adopters.

Adoptable Pets at the Humane Society of Walden

Below are some of the pets available for adoptions. You can also stop by the shelter between 12 and 4 pm every day (closed major holidays), or call us at 845-778-5115. Please stop by and visit, you may fall in love with a companion for life!

Please note, a few of our cats are waiting for adoption in Middletown or Monroe Petsmart stores.

Nala
Nala
  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots

Nala is our 2 year old, resident wild child. This free spirit hates being caged, but given the opportunity to... View full description »

Young, Female, Medium
Shakira
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  • Domestic Short Hair, Dilute Calico, Mixed
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without cats

Shakira, Shakira... This pastel calico cutie is about 3-years old. Shakira is looking for a home where she can be... View full description »

Young, Female, Large
Bruce
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  • Pit Bull Terrier, Mixed
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without cats

Warning: This post may pull at your heartstrings. When 8 year old, Bruce, came up to us from our shelter... View full description »

Senior, Male, Medium
Annabelle
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  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without small kidsPrefers home without dogsPrefers home without cats

My name is Annabelle and I am looking for my forever home. I enjoy being sleepy in my comfy beds... View full description »

Adult, Female, Medium
Lazarus
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  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without small kidsPrefers home without dogsPrefers home without cats

My name is Lazarus and I’m a big handsome boy. Some of my favorite activities include playing with my toys,... View full description »

Senior, Male, Extra Large
Petey
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  • Pit Bull Terrier, Mixed
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without small kidsPrefers home without dogsPrefers home without cats

Petey is a super sweet boy that understands basic commands and has amazing manners! He would be best in an... View full description »

Adult, Male, Medium
Benson
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  • Pit Bull Terrier, Chocolate Labrador Retriever, Mixed
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without dogsPrefers home without cats

Benson is a happy go lucky active boy. He loves to go for car rides and walks well with a... View full description »

Young, Male, Medium
Zoey
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  • Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without dogsPrefers home without cats

UPDATE - Zoey had her surgery and recovered while in a foster home. She is now back at HSW looking... View full description »

Senior, Female, Medium
Esther
Esther
  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without small kidsPrefers home without dogs

Esther is a shy girl not used to human contact. She tends to run from people when they try to... View full description »

Adult, Female, Medium
Nebula
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  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots

Nebula wants to be friends with everyone. She's a bit shy and would do best in a quiet home. View full description »

Adult, Female, Medium
Zora
Zora
  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without small kidsPrefers home without dogs

Zora is one of our long timers she has been here since 2016. She typically runs from people. When she... View full description »

Adult, Female, Medium
Demeter
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  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without small kids

Demeter is another shy cat in our walk around area who typically runs from people and would do best with... View full description »

Adult, Male, Large
Autumn
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  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without small kids

Autumn has been with us for a while. She is a shy girl and tends to run from people. She... View full description »

Adult, Female, Medium
Josie
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  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without small kids

Josie is a sweet, shy girl who would benefit from a quiet low traffic home. She loves pets and one... View full description »

Adult, Female, Medium
Clover
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  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Special Needs

Clover is a sweet girl in our felv room. She is one of our newer residents in there and is... View full description »

Baby, Female, Medium
Riley/Red
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  • Domestic Short Hair, Mixed
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Special Needs

Riley is an independent cat in our FIV room. He will let you pet him. He enjoys cuddling with the... View full description »

Adult, Male, Medium
Queen Camilla
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  • Domestic Long Hair
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without small kids

Queen Camilla is one of our longtimer cats in our general adoption area. She is a quiet cat who keeps... View full description »

Adult, Female, Medium
Bindi
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  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots

Bindi is a calm shy girl who needs a caring person to work with her trusting people. An ideal home... View full description »

Adult, Female, Medium
Roscoe
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  • Chocolate Labrador Retriever, Mixed
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without small kidsPrefers home without dogsPrefers home without cats

Say hello to Roscoe! A handsome, large, pure bred pound hound with the most wonderful personality. This boy is a... View full description »

Adult, Male, Large
Mialette
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  • Terrier, Mixed
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without small kids

Mialette, or Mia as she is affectionately known as by her close friends, is about 7 yrs old and a... View full description »

Young, Female, Medium
Ecko
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  • Great Dane, Terrier, Mixed
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without small kidsPrefers home without dogsPrefers home without cats

Echo is a handsome boy who knows several commands, rides well in the car, and enjoys hiking. Be sure to... View full description »

Adult, Male, Large
Joey
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  • American Bulldog, Mixed
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Housebroken
  • Up-to-date with routine shots

Joey is around 9 years old and is oh so handsome. He can be wary of new people. Treats are... View full description »

Senior, Male, Medium
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Spay and Neuter Your Pets!

Every years millions of animals are put to sleep because there are not enough homes for them all. Recent statistics show that only 1 out of 10 dogs and 1 out of 12 cats born will find a permanent loving home.

800 cats and dogs are euthanized every hour in the United States alone.

Please Spay and Neuter Your Pets! And always make adoption your first choice when choosing a cat or dog for your family.

While we are still following COIVD-19 protocols we are asking all visitors to make an appointment. Our staff is available by phone from 8 am – 4 pm daily at 845-778-5115. We are here to help.Schedule Your Appointment