Hakuna Matata

On July 20, adopt your own little lion king or queen at our Lifesaving Center or at Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC)! Kittens have a $30 adoption fee, while cats have a $15 adoption fee.

Search for available Best Friends pets

Search for available ACC cats

ACC locations are:

Manhattan Animal Care Center
326 East 110th Street (between 1st and 2nd Aves.) New York, NY 10029
10am-6pm

Brooklyn Animal Care Center
2336 Linden Boulevard Brooklyn, NY 11208
10am-6pm

Staten Island Animal Care Center
3139 Veterans Road West Staten Island, NY 10309 
10am-6pm

Queens Resource Center
92-29 Queens Boulevard Rego Park, NY 11374
10am - 6pm

Bronx Resource Center
464 East Fordham Road Bronx, NY 10458
10am - 6pm

Adopt to Save Them All

By choosing to adopt a pet from a shelter, you are saving a life. Plus, no matter what type of dog or cat you’re looking for, you’re sure to find your new best friend at a shelter, where there are wonderful pets of every breed, size, and age.

Find a pet

Use the search below to find adoptable pets from us and our rescue partners.

Search for available pets.

For more information about adoption or a particular pet, please contact us at AdoptNYC@bestfriends.org. Adopt one to help Save Them All!

Adoption Requirements

Please keep in mind, to be considered as an adopter, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have identification showing your present address
  • Have the knowledge and consent of your landlord
  • Be able and willing to spend the time and money necessary to provide training, medical treatment and proper care of the animal

Adoption Fees

Dogs*
Dogs less than six months old: $350
Dogs six months and older: $250
*An $8.50 dog license fee applies in New York City.

Cats
Cats less than six months old: $125
Cats six months and older: $100