Adopt a Pet
Shelters dogs and cats make good pets and reward their rescuers with lifelong loyalty and affection. Find your furry friend, today!
Or visit the shelter at:
7401 NW 74 Street
Miami, Florida 33166
Adopting a shelter pet is a low cost, personally satisfying alternative to purchasing a pet from a pet store.
Adoption fees for puppies and kittens under 4 months old include de-worming, puppy tags, FeLV (Feline Leukemia Virus) and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) tests for cats, first set of vaccines and microchip.
Learn all the requirement in order to adopt a pet.
Adopted Pet Returns
Adopted animals may be returned to the shelter for a refund or exchange within 30 days if the animal has a medical condition that was not disclosed at the time of adoption and the condition is confirmed in a written evaluation by a certified veterinarian.
Pet Fostering Programs
In an effort to give shelter pets a loving home, Miami-Dade Animal Services offers two foster programs:
- The Foster Parent Program
- The Foster to Adopt Program
Pet of the Week
Adoption fee includes: spay/neuter, booster and rabies vaccinations, deworming, microchip and registration. To learn more about the pet of the week, call us Monday through Saturday at 305-884-1101, or visit us at the shelter, open Monday through Sunday. You can also e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Steps to Adopt a Pet
- Please come to the shelter in person to meet our available pets.
- Due to health and temperament evaluations, you may not be able to interact with some pets during your visit.
- Date of adoption depends on stray hold period as well as spay/neuter status.
- Your pet may qualify for the Foster to Adopt Program, please click here to learn more about this option.
- Some pets at the shelter may be part of the our rescue or relocation and adoption programs and not available for adoption. Thanks to these programs, more than 6,000 pets were saved last year.
Pets of the Week
Star - A1578323
Phillis - A1570950
|Dog (over 4 months)||$65|
|Puppy (under 4 months)||$75|
|1 or 2 felines||$35|
Full fee schedule
Free Pets for Veterans
Adoption fees waived for all veterans with proper identification.
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