We are excited to announce the launch of virtual adoption services. From the comfort of your home you can select an animal, set up a virtual meet and greet, and even conduct an adoption counseling session.
Our traditional adoption centers are temporarily closed, but we are very much open for adoptions. We have many wonderful animals waiting to meet you.
Find an animal you are interested in by searching our online database at humanerescuealliance.org/adopt. Adoptable animals are viewable online, in real time.
ANIMALS AT OUR ADOPTION CENTER
Using the meet and greet schedule link in the animal's bio, sign up for a virtual meeting Tuesday through Sunday 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
ANIMALS IN FOSTER HOMES
Using the contact information located in the animal’s online bio, email the foster parent directly for more information about the animal and to set up an opportunity to meet the animal virtually.
Due to efforts to lessen the impact of COVID-19, HRA is not able to accommodate in-person meet and greets with potential adopters or their resident animals.
After you virtually meet an animal, HRA staff and volunteers will help you schedule your remote counseling session and complete an adoption inquiry. Please note: animals are not placed on hold until a counseling session is scheduled and confirmed.
All adoption counseling will occur virtually, either by phone or video call. During the virtual counseling session, an HRA staff member will review important background about the animal–including all medical and behavioral information we have on record. This is an opportunity for you to ask questions and discuss considerations to have when welcoming your newest family member into your home. We ask that you be prepared to bring home your pet within 24-48 hours of your counseling session.
Once counseling is complete, coordinate with the foster or HRA adoptions staff on a mutually agreed upon time and place for pickup of the animal. Please bring an appropriate means of transporting your animal to your home while working to adhere to safe social distancing protocols.
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