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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!

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Or visit the shelter at:
7401 NW 74 Street
Miami, Florida 33166

Adoption Fees

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.

Adoption Requirements

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.

Featured Events

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.

Petco Adoption Center

We have partnered with Petco as another way of offering adoptions in our community.

Foster to Adopt

We offer a Foster to Adopt Program where you can take a pet home with you to care for it during it's mandatory 3-day hold period.

Pets 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 email us at

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Pets of the Week

Dog of the Week

Lady (A1760038)

Cat of the Week

Kiwi (A1778599)

Adoption Fees

 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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