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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.

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 pets@miamidade.gov.

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Pets of the Week

Dog of the Week
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Cat of the Week

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Adoption Fees

  Dog (over 4 months)  $65
  Puppy (under 4 months)  $75
  Cat/Kitten  $35
  1 or 2 felines  $35

 Full fee schedule

 

Free Pets for Veterans

Free Pets for Vets

 Adoption fees waived for all veterans with proper identification.

 
 
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