Adoption Application

If you would like to adopt an animal, please explore the two options below to complete our adoption application. Applications are reviewed in the order in which they are received. Shelter staff will try to respond to your application as quickly as possible.

Electronic Application

    1. Go to the profile of the animal you are intersted in adopting;
    2. Click the orange ‘Interested in this animal? Click here!’ button;
    3. You will be directed to the Petango site where you’ll be prompted to enter your name/email;
    4. You will then fill out the Petango online application which will be sent to the LTBHS shelter staff to review.


Hard copy

You will need Adobe Reader XI to complete the online forms. If you do not have Adobe Reader, you may use this link to download the free reader: Adobe Reader


    1. Right click on the form;
    2. Choose “Save link as”;
    3. Select the location to to save the form to your desktop or other location you will remember;
    4. Open the Adobe Reader Program;
    5. In Adobe Reader, open the Adoption Application form that you saved;
    6. Print form, fill out, and either email, fax (231) 347-1243 or drop off at the shelter at 1300 W. Conway Rd., Harbor Springs. Or complete the application form, save as a PDF, and email to