Keeping animals in their homes is a large part of our mission.  Along with our trainer, Diann Andress, we provide resources that will help you to understand your pet and correct any undesirable behaviors. Please see our online library below.

Post Adoption Behavior Support

The Humane Society of Polk County has a training series called Wag U. This series is led by our Animal Behaviorist, Diann Andress. From Basic Manners to tricks, there’s a class for you! Humane Society of Polk County adopters can register now for a discount!

For those who have adopted from the Humane Society of Polk County, our Animal Behaviorist is available to answer any questions you may have with a free phone consultation. And don’t forget to check out our Behavior Resource library below for help solving common behavior issues.

Wag University

Wag University offers a wide range of classes to fit your needs, from basic manners to tricks and Canine Good Citizen certification and more!

Spay & Neuter Programs

The Voucher Program

Our low cost voucher program allows you to purchase a voucher to have your pet spayed or neutered at participating veterinarians in Polk County! Learn More

SNIP Program

The Spay/Neuter Inoculation Program (SNIP) is a non profit community service provided by the Nadine Cox Trust through the Humane Society of Polk County, a grant from the Polk County Board of County Commissioners and the Give Well Foundation- The George Jenkins Fund. Learn More

Adoption Resources

Re-homing a Pet

Find your pet a new home by completing the Re-Home Your Pet form below. All pets must have a picture submitted to show on the website. Learn More

Surrendering a Pet

Please consider every available alternative to admitting your pet to a shelter before you schedule an appointment for admission. We will accept the surrender of owned cats and dogs by appointment only. Learn More