** Before submitting an application for a dog please call POA or email the placement counselor of the dog you are interested in directly with your phone number.  The first step of our adoption fit process is a phone call. **


1. Fill out our web adoption application here .

2. An email with your application will get sent to the adoption counselor.  Please allow for up to 1 week to hear back regarding your application.


General interest inquiries - please email michelle.p@poainc.org or call POA at 860-569-0722.


Requested Adoption Donation (Tax Deductible):

  • Adult dog (12 months and older)     : $325
  • Puppies (11months and youger)      : $375  
  • Bonded Pair  : $325


Special needs dogs and senior dogs may have a reduced suggested donation.  This is evaluated on a case by case basis and if applicable will be noted in the dog's description.



Mail & Cat Adoption Center: 144 Main St. Unit O East Hartford, CT. 06118
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Phone: (860) 569-0722 • Fax (860) 895-9110

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