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Adoption Fees

Adoption fees are based on the species (dog or cat) and age of the animal. Fees help contribute to the cost of the individualized care that the Bow Valley SPCA provides each and every resident animal until they find their forever home.

Adoption Fees

Once you are sure you have found your perfect furry friend that is a good fit for your lifestyle, please submit an Adoption Application. The Adoption Centre Manager will be in touch to discuss the remainder of the process. Payment will be due at the time of pickup.

There is no fee to hold an animal for 7 days or less at the discretion of the Adoption Centre Manager once a commitment has been made to adopt, but there is a $50 per week non-refundable fee (on top of the adoption fee) for holds longer than 7 days.

Please note that we do not do same-day adoptions.



Puppy (under 1 year) $485
Adult (1 - 7 years) $385
Senior (over 7 years) $260


Kitten (under 1 year) $285
Adult (1 - 10 years) $210
Senior (over 10 years) $160
Bonded Pair 50% discount on second cat

What is Included in the Price?

Our adoption fees provide each and every animal with individualized care while they are staying at the Centre. When you adopt an animal, the fee includes:

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to Contact Us.