Please complete the application below in its entirety.  When you submit the application, it will automatically be sent to our adoption team for review.  Thank you for choosing to save a life!

If you have any questions, please call (847)-868-AHFA (2432) or email us at [email protected].

You must be at least 21 to adopt.

Please note that in order to submit your application, you MUST fill in all fields denoted by an asterisk. You will not be able to submit the form until all required fields are filled out!

  • Household Information

  • Foster Pets

  • Pet Care Information

  • Adopting your AHFA Pet

  • Answer the following if you are adopting a dog. If you are applying to adopt a cat, select N/A.

  • Answer the following if you are adopting a cat. If you are applying to adopt a dog, select N/A.

  • Pet Behavior Questionnaire--please explain how you would handle these behaviors if your animal engaged in them.

  • Thank you for submitting an adoption application to AHFA and choosing to save a life. There may be up to a 72 hour waiting period before the adoption will be finalized to allow time for personal and veterinary checks. You must be at least 21 years of age to adopt. By submitting this application, I certify that I understand the following: I understand that the completion of this application does not guarantee an adoption and that AHFA reserves the right to refuse adoption. I understand that any references will be contacted by AHFA for satisfactory recommendations. I certify that I have never been convicted of a crime related to animal cruelty, abuse, or neglect. I understand that applicants must live within a 100 mile radius of Huntley, IL. Also that adoption may be refused if there are any children under the age of 5 years old in the home. I understand that I must return the pet to AHFA if I find that I can no longer care for the animal. Further, I understand that if I relinquish the pet to another shelter or rescue, I am liable for reimbursing AHFA for all costs associated with reclaiming the animal. This includes, but is not limited to, transportation costs, damages, legal fees, fees for medical treatment, any fees charged by the individual/entity in possession of the animal, health certificates for inter-state transfer, etc. By signing this application you certify that the information contained herein is true and complete. You further understand that by signing below you are allowing verification of all information on this application, including veterinary reference, personal reference, home ownership or landlord/rental agreement. You acknowledge that if any of this information is found to be untrue or references are not positive, your adoption request will not be granted. You acknowledge and agree that this may include home inspection(s) before and after adoption.
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