Adoption Promotions

Free Fridays - Every Friday in the month of September from 4-8pm, adopt a cat, dog, puppy or kitten for free! Skip happy hour at the bar, and spend it with us finding your new best friend.

An Original Blend - September 28-29, adopt your own original blend at our Lifesaving Center when all animals have their adoption fees waived. We have a pet for every taste - whether you prefer bold and complex or pre-sweetened, adopt your favorite morning pick-me-up! 

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