The Adoption Process

Our adoption process starts with an online application! Click the applicable link below to get started!

Click here to fill out our online canine (dog) application.  

Click here to fill out our online feline (cat) application.

Submitting an application does not mean you are committing to a dog or cat, nor does it guarantee you will be approved to adopt. The application review process can take up to 72 hours. To expedite the process, contact your landlord and/or veterinarians and give them permission to speak with our team. 

Our Dogs and Cats Are

Temperament Tested

Spayed or Neutered



Tested for Parasites & Receive Heartworm & Flea and Tick Preventatives


Adoption Requirements

  • Adopter must be at least 21 years old 
  • Must live within 100 miles of Concord NC. Exceptions can be made
  • The new pet MUST live indoors
  • All current pets must be up to date on vaccines and spayed or neutered
  • You agree to provide good veterinary care including heartworm and flea/tick prevention for life
  • If you rent, your landlord must give approval
  • We check all veterinary references and reserve the right to do home checks 
  • Owner will comply with all state and local laws and licenses

​ Cabarrus  Pets Society has the right to deny or refuse any applicant if in our judgement the pets needs will not be met, or the home environment is not compatible with the needs.  

Checklist & What to Expect

  • Complete and submit your application
  • Contact your landlord and veterinarian and give them permission to speak to our team
  • We are all volunteers, but we strive to process all applications and contract you via email within 72 hours. 
  • If your application has been selected, the foster parent will contact you to schedule a meet and greet at a convenient location. We encourage you to bring your dogs and family members (children).
  • If the adoption is approved, you will sign the Adoption Agreement and pick up your new fur baby at a time convenient for you and the foster. 
  • You can pay the adoption fee by Cash, Check (made out to Cabarrus Pets Society), Venmo or PayPal.



Didn't See the One for You

Don't give up! We add new dogs and cats all the time so check back often. We also encourage you to check out other rescues and shelters in the area. 

We want to do everything we can to help you find the dog or cat you are looking for so you can experience the joy and happiness that comes from rescuing a furry bestie.    



P.O. Box 5042 •  Concord, NC 28027  •  (704) 786-7729 •  cabarruspets [ at ]