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How to Adopt

Find Your Perfect Match
Stop by our Shelter to see our pets in their kennels during regular hours of operation or meet our pets online.
Adoption screenings are conducted Tuesday - Saturday from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm. Call ahead to schedule an adoption screening or walk-in to check availability in person. 
Bring your completed adoption questionnaire to your appointment or arrive 10 minutes earlier to complete one at the Shelter. 
Submit a DOG adoption questionnaire.
Submit a CAT adoption questionnaire
Submit an adoption questionnaire for OTHER PETS
If the meet-and-greet is successful and you decide to adopt, Shelter staff will help you finalize your adoption!

Adoption Raffles

Raffles are held for popular pets. Winners are invited to a meet and greet (adoption not guaranteed). More information can be found in the pet's profile.


  • Every adopter must be atleast 18 years of age.
  • Everyone who lives in the household will need to meet the animal prior to adoption.
  • If you are interested in adopting a dog and currently have a dog(s) at home, a dog introduction is required to take place on the Shelter's premises. Our experienced staff will assist with the introduction.
  • A lease agreement and/or homeowner's insurance policy may be requested prior to adoption.
  • An adoption application must be completed prior to meeting an animal.
Adoption fees
Dogs and cats adopted are provided with a medical exam, flea treatment, vaccinations, microchip and spay or neuter if unaltered before intake. Dogs, cats and rabbits must be spayed or neutered before going home with their new family. 
The Burbank PASS program may provide eligible participants 50% off adoption fees. 

Dog adoption fees range between $90 - 150.

Cat adoption fees range between $50 - 130.

Adoption fees vary by animal. Contact the Shelter for details.
* Fees are approximate and may vary depending on the number of vaccines a pet has received.
Adoption fees are waived for all United States Military Veterans. To have adoption fees waived, veterans must show proof of Veteran status by presenting a Certificate of Release/Discharge from Active Duty or a retired United States military identification card at the time of adoption. Veterans are limited to a maximum of 3 adoptions capped at $1,500 of adoption subsidies.

Veterans applying to adopt eligible pets through the Pets for Patriots program may also receive additional resources including a one-time $150 gift card. To be eligible, adopters must apply for the Pets for Patriots program and be accepted before adopting.