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- Must not exceed the number of adult dogs per household as per county ordinance
- under one acre - 4 dogs allowed
- between one and two acres - 6 dogs allowed
- over two acres - 8 dogs allowed
- Copies of Driver's License or valid State picture ID.
- Proof of current address where pet will reside.
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
- Must pay adoption fee.
- If adopting a pet with a medical condition, must sign a medical release.
- If adopting a pet that has not yet been sterilized, adopter must sign a Spay / Neuter agreement and pay a $50.00 refundable deposit -- provided proof of compliance has been submitted -- as per Florida Statue 823-15. This agreement is only available to Miami-Dade County residents.
- If adopting a puppy or dog must pick up with a collar and leash.
- 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.
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