Escambia County lowers adoption fees for Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Northwest Florida

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — Escambia County will lower dog adoption fees starting Oct. 7 for Escambia County residents. 

Escambia County is temporarily reducing the dog adoption fee to $25 for Adopt a Shelter Dog Month.

The adoption fee will cover:

  • spay or neutering services
  • Microchips
  • heartworm tests 
  • initial vaccinations including rabies vaccinations

Residents will also have to pay $11 for a license. This is not part of the adoption fee and is paid separately, according to a news release from Escambia County Community and Media Relations.

Dogs will be available for adoption at the Escambia County Animal Welfare and Adoption Center. To see a list of dogs available for adoption, click here

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