Find The Perfect Pet!

Are you ready to make a lifetime commitment to care for a pet? View our gallery of adoptable dogs and cats through the Great Lakes Bay Animal Society on PETFINDER.


Great Lakes Bay Animal Society (GLBAS) rescued dogs and cats are examined by a veterinarian, vaccinated, parasite treated/tested, and spay/neutered if medically appropriate, before adoption. However, we cannot guarantee the future health of any of our animals. We try to assess the approximate age and breed of the pet but GLBAS cannot and does not guarantee breed or age of its fosters listed for adoption.

Submitting an application to GLBAS does not obligate you to adopt nor does it guarantee the foster will be adopted by you. GLBAS places the pet in the home that best fits each pet to assure a life-long bond between pet and family, not necessarily to the first applicant.

GLBAS strives to process adoption applications as soon as possible. It may take up to five (5) days to fully process your application. GLBAS consists completely of volunteers and, as such, can not always reply immediately.

Adopters of pets that are NOT already spay/neutered due to young age must sign a Spay/Neuter Agreement and pay a fee that will be refunded when proof of the veterinary spay/neuter is returned to GLBAS in accordance with the agreement.

Final decisions on adoptions are made based on GLBAS policy, interviews, and home visits.

Pets Ready For Adoption

It's as easy as 1-2-3:

  1. Find Your Pet
  2. Review the Adoption Process
  3. Complete the Application

Take a moment to read some

of our adoption success stories. 

We call them Happy Tails


The Adoption Process

Adoption Fees

Our adoption fees help provide medical care and services for our rescued pets.The fees listed below are regular adoption fee starting points. Fees are based on desirability of the breed, size, and age of individual pets. We also run special adoption fee events during the year. Check the posting of each pet for the adoption fee. 


  • Spay/neutered dogs start at $150.
  • Puppies age four (4) months or younger start at $250.
  • Puppies/dogs not yet spay/neutered require a $100 spay/neuter deposit which is refunded once veterinary proof of spay/neuter is returned to GLBAS according to the Spay/Neuter Agreement.


  • Spay/Neutered adult cats start at $50.
  • Kittens age four months or younger stat at $50.
  • Declawed and spay/neutered cats start at $50.
  • Kittens/cats not yet spay/neutered require a $50 spay/neuter deposit which is refunded once veterinary proof of spay/neuter is returned to GLBAS according to the Spay/Neuter Agreement.

Silver Paws

Any Animal That Is 8 Years or Older

  • Senior Dog starting at $50
  • Senior Cat starting at $25I

Adoption Application

Our goal is to match people with the right pet to assure a life time bond and forever homes for each pet. Thus, the first step for adopters is to complete and submit the Adoption Application.

The application, along with a phone interview to answer questions and a home visit before adoption, will provide us with information that helps us determine the best fit between the pet and adopter. 

Note: For animals that are not in our GLBAS Foster Program, please direct inquiries and applications through the rescue or shelter where they are housed.


Adoption Application


Complete the Adoption Application ONLINE


Download the Adoption Application below:

Email to or mail to:

Great Lakes Bay Animal Society | PO Box 2891 | Midland, MI | 48640-2891 

GLBAS Adoption Application 8-16 (pdf)