Adopt to Save Them All 

EXCITING NEWS!  We will offer fee waived adoptions on ALL pets at the pet adoption center Monday, June 25 - Wednesday, July 4!

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!

Save time! Fill out a pet adoption survey:

If you've found the pet you want, you can print and fill out an adoption survey below. Then bring it with you when you come in to meet your potential new pet, so your adoption process will already be underway!

DOG SURVEY

CAT SURVEY

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