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

Brooklyn Animal Care Center
2336 Linden Boulevard Brooklyn, NY 11208

Staten Island Animal Care Center
3139 Veterans Road West Staten Island, NY 10309 

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

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