Orange County, California

Orange County, California

adopt a pet

Adoption Specials

To adopt, fill out our adoption software and point out the animal(s) you have an interest in. Individuals must be adopting the pet for themselves, not as a gift or on behalf of another person. An adoption software must be completed and reviewed by shelter staff. Adopted cats should have an acceptable provider for the journey house, and adopted dogs must have a leash and collar.

Pet Friendly Rental Housing

These and other provides for your new pet may be bought in our Lora Robins Gift Shop. Center staff date and time stamp pre-adoption information once received.

Choose from the biggest number of adoptable pets in the region with free adoptions for choose pets via certainly one of our ongoing adoption campaigns. Approved adopters have a alternative of a number of adoption programs when looking for a new four-legged companion. Recently Adopted Search lately adopted pets to see who has been adopted from Best Friends. Lucky canine, cats and different homeless pets have discovered their endlessly homes. The rescue or shelter will stroll you thru their adoption process.

Adopting a pet is an extremely rewarding choice, and we’re here that can assist you pick the right furry member of the family. When you adopt a pet, not only are you including to your loved ones, you’re saving a life. At AHS, we imagine there may be someone out there for all of our furry friends, and our Ethical No-Kill Philosophy ensures no animal is ever euthanized for house of size of time in our shelter. This is donation-based mostly program funded by the non-revenue Friends of Metro Animal Services which raises money in assist of LMAS; and public donations. The PIF program makes it possible for LMAS to waive adoption fees for sure shelter pets and never expires.

There is a lottery adoption course of out there for potential adopters in line who’re waiting for the center to open and thinking about the identical animal. The lottery adoption course of for that animal will begin with the first name drawn. During special events, this course of is topic to change when there’s a excessive quantity of visitors anticipated. Potential adopters may have to form a line prior to opening. If you decide to maintain a canine that tested optimistic for heartworm, you should seek the advice of along with your personal veterinarian in regards to the illness and the way it might affect your specific dog.

Prepare your own home for the arrival of your canine or cat to help them adjust to their new family. In an effort to reduce the variety of animals still within the shelters whereas also maintaining needed social distancing, pre-accredited adopters will now be able to adopt a pet by way of curbside pickup. Animals which have completed their “Stray Hold” time and have been spayed/neutered and fully vaccinated are thought of “ready-to-go.” Any animal in a “prepared-to-go” standing can go home with you right now.

All “ready-to-go” adoptions are $20, until in any other case famous. Due to COVID-19 all adoptions might be completed by appointment only.