Canine Adoption Center

Animatch Adoption Fees

Effective, September 15, 2023, adoption fees are:

$575.00 for puppies under 6 months; $550.00 for adult dogs; $425.00 for senior dogs (8 and over). This fee includes: vet exam, sterilization, vaccination, anti-flea treatment, de-worming, blood test for heart worm and Lyme disease, and micro chip.

If a dog or puppy is returned within or after the trial period there will be an administration return fee of $50.00.

The following chart shows the relative costs of adopting a dog through Animatch vs. buying a dog in a pet store. Prices for veterinary procedures are taken from an average of three West Island veterinarians and are based on a dog weighing 20 pounds.

Adoption VS. Purchase

Adoption with Animatch*
Dog Cost
$500.00 to $1,500.00 depending on whether or not the dog comes with papers. Average $1,000.00
$575.00/puppy or $550.00/adult dog. Animatch does pediatric spay/neuters.
$250.00 to $700.00
Average $480.00
Included in adoption fee
$200.00 to $500.00
Average $370.00
Included in adoption fee
Average $175
Heartworm blood test & Lyme
Included in adoption fee
Average $70.00
Included in adoption fee
Average $35.00

1All prices quoted were in effect on May 1, 2021.
Please note that adoption fees are subject to change.

Average $70.00
Included in adoption fee
Included in adoption fee
$1,720.00 average for a male
$1,830.00 average for a female
$575/puppy or $550.00 per adult dog, male or female.