Another Option: Start Your Search Online

Have a look at the animals in our shelter by using the form below.

  • Make one, two or three choices: pets are available for adoption at the shelter on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Keep notes: be sure to write down the identifying information for animals you like.
  • In the below section: click the circle on the left of the shelter you want to look in. You must select either North, South or All Shelters otherwise you may receive an error on the page.
  • If a pet has a kennel number listed as SFOST or NFOST, they are currently housed off-site at a foster home. Please email to arrange a meet and greet!



I found a pet I’m interested in, what do I do?

At the shelter:

  • All animals have an ID number on the front of their kennels. Bring that number to the Greeter Desk.
  • If your choice is available, the greeter will give you an application (if needed) and instructions.

Searching online:

  • Copy the information on the individual animal's page.
  • Fill out application here and submit with animal information via email at 
  • If your first choice is taken, look around. We have plenty of pets waiting for adoption!

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 Help your loved ones choose their own pet!
Adoption gift certificates are available at County shelters.