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Personal surrenders are animals someone has owned or cared for, for 14 days or more.

Surrender Fees:

Personal Surrendered Animals:

These animals have an owner. HART has guidelines when taking in personal surrendered pets. HART reserves the right to refuse a personal surrender animal.

* Animal not spayed/neutered: $100.00

* Animal spayed/neutered: $50.00

* Litters of puppies: $20.00 each

* Single puppies: $100.00

HART animal returned:

If an adopter needs to return an animal after the two week trial period, HART will take the animal back with a surrender fee.

* $25.00

Stray surrenders:

Stray surrenders are animals that have been found outside of the contracted impound area. Stray surrenders do not require a fee but any donation is appreciated.


Impound animals are animals that are running at large in an area that is contracted with Animal Control. Animal control will pick up animal if found in a contracted area.


You can call HART at (218) 829-4141 or Animal Control at (218) 829-0991 to find out if you are in a contracted impound area.



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 Monday: Closed for adoptions
Tuesday - Saturday: 11-5
Sunday: 11-2


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