Pre-Adoption Application

Adoption applications required before visiting the adoption areas.

If you’re interested in adopting a new pet, the shelter’s animal kennels are open to the public, no appointment necessary. Before you come to the shelter, you must fill out an online pre-adoption application below.

You only need to fill out the pre-adoption application once. Not for every pet you are interested in.

Applications must be filled out online, physical applications will not be available at the shelter.

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Note: Adoptions will be processed at the shelter on a first come, first serve basis. This application does not guarantee availability of a specific animal.

View available animals

I filled out an application, now what?
Once you receive your email confirmation, head to the shelter to visit with our available animals.

During your visit

Shelter guidelines
All persons entering the shelter must be wearing masks per CDC guidelines.

Please follow the social recommendations (social distancing) by maintaining a distance of 6 feet from others, and refrain from shaking hands.

The Humane Society of Broward County is proud to be a Purina Shelter Champions Partner.


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