Animal Care and Adoption

Animal Care Post-Irma Services

Broward County Animal Care Adoption Center is open with normal business hours:  Tuesday through Friday from 11AM to 6PM.  Saturday and Sunday from 11AM to 4PM.
Services include adoptions, found pet admissions and lost pet rehoming. Foster Parents with questions regarding foster pets should e-mail
Due to ongoing clean-up efforts throughout the County, the Trap-Neuter-Release and Return to Field programs for Community and Feral cats are suspended. Therefore, residents and colony caregivers are asked NOT to trap and bring in any Community/Feral cats to the shelter until further notice.

Roll with the Big Dogs!

From now through November 17, adopt a Big Dog (40 lbs or more) and receive FREE pet supplies.  In addition, all adoption fees on Big Dogs are waived.

If you adopt a small dog (less than 40 lbs), you will be able to name your own adoption fee. 

Adoption fees on our cats and kittens continue to be waived (including our adoptable cats at Pet Supermarket stores located in Broward County).

The $20 non-refundable deposit applies to hold a stray/lost dog or cat.

All adoptions include spaying/neutering, all necessary vaccinations, a Broward County Rabies Registration License tag and a microchip!

Rabies Clinic November 4

Our next Rabies Clinic will take place on Saturday, November 4, from 9AM to 2PM at West  Park City Hall, 1965 South State Road 7, West Park, 33023.

Cost for a one-year rabies vaccination and Broward County Rabies Registration tag is $25 for dogs and cats that are spayed/neutered; and $35 for pets that are not spayed/neutered. Microchips will also be available for $15. You must be a Broward County resident to attend. All dogs must be on leashes and all cats in carriers. ONLY CREDIT/DEBIT CARD PAYMENT WILL BE ACCEPTED!

Dog Smarts 101 Class November 14

The next Dog Smarts 101 Class will be held Tuesday, November 14, from 6PM to 7PM at the West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd, Plantation, 33324. 

The pet education class will teach dog owners (or anyone thinking of getting a pet), important information about dog behavior and why dogs do the things they do.  This is the perfect class for anyone experiencing behaviorial problems with their dog, such as barking, chewing and housebreaking issues.  The class is FREE to all residents. 

Since this is not a dog training session, no pets will be permitted to the program.