Animal Surrender

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY- Please call the Shelter to Schedule (518-885-4113)

If you are in a situation you believe will require you to give up your pet, please call the Saratoga County Animal Shelter to discuss your options (518) 885-4113. Please note that we cannot accommodate walk-in surrenders. If you fail to make an appointment and show up at the shelter, we must schedule an appointment for a later date. Please see qualifications below:

  1. Must be a Saratoga County resident. (Proof of identification required)
  2. Must pay a fee of $10.00 (cash or check)
  3. APPOINTMENT ONLY! Please call the shelter ahead of time to schedule an appointment: (518) 885-4113
  4. Must complete a Surrender Form (link below). This provides the only knowledge we have about your pet and is crucial for us to help find an appropriate home. Please click appropriate link below, fill out the form completely, and bring it to your scheduled surrender appointment.