Happy Tails Animal Sanctuary

Process and Pricing

Step (1) : Questionnaire[1]

Once your application is received we will begin checking your references within 24 to 48 hours. To EXPEDITE the process please notify your references, including your vet, that Happy Tails will be reaching out to them.

Step (2) : Meet & Greet

After your application is reviewed, references are checked and approved[1], we than schedule a meet and greet with the animal that you are interested in. When we will schedule the meet and greet, please remember this is when we also may do a home inspection/check to make sure your home is ready for your newest family member.

Step (3) : Home Delivery

When all is said and done with, we then will schedule for final delivery of your new adopted pet. This gives you time to ensure that your ready for your loved one after all is said and done with. We schedule this 1 week after your meet and greet in most cases.

Our adoption pricing includes:

* Spay or Neuter of the Animal
* Vaccination for Rabies, Distemper/Parvo, Bordatella, Heartworm Test
* Microchipped
* Deworming and/or De-flea Treatment ( when necessary )
* If the Rescue Animal is currently being medically treated, we will finish out their treatment as well.


400 – Under 1 year old
$350 – Between 1 and 8 years old
$250 – Over 8 years old
Pricing does not include fees (if paid by credit card)

* Pricing on Equine Animals shall vary based on breed and age.

[1] We reserve the right to deny your application for any reason at any time.

Coverage area for Adopters:

Please note that we only adopt to those living within 150 miles of Woodstock, Illinois. This ensures we can provide after adoption support of our adoptees and for safety of the animal if he or she should ever need to come back to our Rescue.