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Adopt a Pet
Adopting a shelter pet is a low cost, personally satisfying alternative to purchasing a pet from a pet store. 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
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.
Connect with, adopt and fall in love with a shelter pet at any of our featured events!
Mobile & Off-site Events
Organizations can host pet adoptions at an event, or book the HOPE Express to contribute to the organization's efforts and help save the lives of homeless pets.
Pet Fostering Program
In an effort to give shelter pets a loving home, Miami-Dade Animal Services offers the Foster Parent 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 email@example.com.
Pets of the Week
Ping (A1688430) Fiona (A1693832)
|Dog (over 4 months)||$65|
|Puppy (under 4 months)||$75|
|Cat or Kitten (get two and still only pay $35!)||$35|
Full fee schedule
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