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Empty the Shelters™

Empty Shelters = Full Hearts

Adoption saves two lives – the adopted pet and the one who takes their place in the shelter.

Finding a loving home for every pet is the ultimate goal of BISSELL Pet Foundation. As the nation’s largest funded adoption event, Empty the Shelters helps homeless pets find families by making adoption affordable for prospective pet owners. We do this by supporting participating organizations with reimbursement for each pet adopted. Adopters pay no more than $50 and local license fees.

Events are held quarterly. Follow us on social media to see announcements for upcoming events. 

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Why We ❤️ Empty the Shelters

This lifesaving reduced-fee adoption event is a Win-Win-Win:

  • Adopters win because BPF pays the adoption fees allowing them to take home a fully vaccinated, microchipped and spayed or neutered pet who is ready to be loved for $50 or less (much more affordable than purchasing a pet!)
  • Shelters win because the pets they care about get a second chance when adoption fees are covered by BISSELL Pet Foundation.
  • And, most importantly, every pet wins by finding a loving home!

Find a Participating Shelter Near You

Our Empty the Shelters Summer National event takes place July 8-31, 2024!

Our nation’s animal shelters are facing an overcrowding crisis unlike anything we have experienced in more than a decade. To help as many pets as possible go from shelter kennels to the couches of loving homes, BISSELL Pet Foundation is sponsoring reduced adoption fees at a shelter near you. Please use the interactive map to view all participating locations. Each organization follows its own adoption procedures — contact the shelter you are interested in adopting from before the event to find out their specific requirements, hours, and locations, view adoptable pets, etc.

All potential adopters are screened by qualified adoption counselors at every participating location to ensure each pet is matched with the right family.

Filter Shelters

After using the filters to narrow your search, select a pin on the map and click More Info to be directed to the shelter’s website to access their contact information, adoptable pets, hours and locations.

Shelter Name Location Pets Available Preapproval Deadline Notes
Acadiana Animal Aid Carencro, LA Dogs and Cats
ACCT Philly Philadelphia, PA Dogs and Cats Please fill out an application ahead of time to help make your adoption process smoother!
Al-Van Humane Society South Haven, MI Dogs and Cats 7/31/2024
Alcona Humane Society Lincoln, MI Dogs and Cats 7/30/2024
All Kind Animal Initiative Abilene, TX Dogs and Cats
Alleghany Humane Society Covington, VA Dogs and Cats 7/8/2024
Almost Home Humane Society of North Central Iowa Fort Dodge, IA Dogs and Cats 7/6/2024 Approved Application must be on file
Always & Furever Midwest Animal Sanctuary Spring Hill, KS Dogs and Cats
Anderson County Humane Society Palestine, TX Dogs and Cats
Anderson County PAWS Anderson, SC Dogs and Cats
Animal Aid For Vermilion Area Scott, LA Dogs and Cats
Animal Ark Rescue, Inc Columbus, GA Dogs Only
Animal Assistance League of Slidell Slidell, LA Dogs and Cats
Animal Care of Davis County Fruit Heights, UT Dogs and Cats
Animal Care Sanctuary East Smithfield, PA Dogs and Cats
Animal Defense League of Texas San Antonio, TX Dogs and Cats
Animal Friends Humane Society Hamilton, OH Dogs and Cats Adopters need an approved application on file before meeting our animals. Applications can submitted before the event to save time!
Animal Friends of the Valleys Wildomar, CA Dogs and Cats
Animal Humane New Mexico Albuquerque, NM Dogs and Cats
Animal Protection Society of Caswell County Yanceyville, NC Dogs and Cats Applications are available through our website
Animal Rescue Alliance, Inc. Donalsonville, GA Dogs and Cats 7/12/2024 Please bring a printed copy of a recent (within the last year) vet medical record of an owned pet.
Animal Rescue League Of Berks County Birdsboro, PA Dogs and Cats
Animal Welfare League Of Arlington Arlington, VA Dogs and Cats
Animal Welfare League Of Charlotte Co FL Inc Pt Charlotte, FL Dogs and Cats Empty the Shelters Adoption Event
Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County Warsaw, IN Dogs and Cats
Animalkind Inc Hudson, NY Cats Only
Antioch Animal Services Antioch, CA Dogs and Cats
Ardmore Animal Care, Inc. Ardmore, OK Dogs and Cats
Arizona Animal Welfare League Phoenix, AZ Dogs and Cats
Arizona Humane Society Phoenix, AZ Dogs and Cats
Ark Animal Rescue and Adoption, Inc. Howe, IN Dogs Only Please submit application to get approved before coming.
Athens-Clarke County Animal Services Athens, GA Dogs and Cats
Auburn Valley Humane Society Auburn, WA Dogs and Cats
Avery Humane Society Newland, NC Dogs and Cats Adoption fee may vary depending on age.
Bartholomew County Humane Society Columbus, IN Dogs and Cats
Bastrop County Animal Services bastrop, TX Dogs and Cats
Beatrice Humane Society Beatrice, NE Dogs and Cats Adoption Priority goes to scheduled appointments through walkins will be helped as time allows.
Beaufort County Animal Services Okatie, SC Dogs Only
Beaumont Pets Alive Winnie, TX Dogs and Cats
Belleville Area Humane Society (BAHS) Belleville, IL Dogs and Cats All adopters welcome!
Benton County Animal Shelter Camden, TN Dogs and Cats
Berkeley Animal Care Services Berkeley, CA Dogs and Cats
Berkeley Animal Center Moncks Corner, SC Dogs and Cats
Better Together Animal Alliance Ponderay, ID Dogs and Cats
Big Sky CARES Folsom, LA Dogs and Cats
Blue Mountain Humane Society Walla Walla, WA Dogs and Cats
Blue Water Area Humane Society (St Clair County Humane Society) Clyde, MI Dogs and Cats 7/23/2024
Boone Area Humane Society Boone, IA Dogs and Cats
Bowling Green/Warren County Humane Society Bowling Green, KY Dogs and Cats
Breckinridge County Animal Shelter hardinsburg, KY Dogs and Cats
BrightSide Animal Center Redmond, OR Dogs and Cats
Briscoe Animal Resource Center Uvalde, TX Dogs and Cats 7/10/2024
Brookhaven Animal Rescue League Brookhaven, MS Dogs and Cats PetSense houses some adoptable BARL cats, no dogs.
Broome County Humane Society & Relief Association Binghamton, NY Dogs and Cats
Broward County Animal Care Ft. Lauderdale, FL Dogs and Cats
Brownsville Animal Regulation & Care Center Brownsville, TX Dogs and Cats
Butler County Humane Society Renfrew, PA Dogs and Cats 7/31/2024
Cabot Animal Support Services Cabot, AR Dogs and Cats
Caddo Parish Animal Services and Mosquito Control Shreveport, LA Dogs and Cats
CARE Humane Society (Lee County Humane Society) Auburn, AL Dogs and Cats 7/28/2024
CARE STL St. Louis, MO Dogs and Cats
Carthage Humane Society Carthage, MO Dogs and Cats We require meet and greet with shelters dogs and owned dogs
Cedar Valley Humane Society Cedar Rapids, IA Dogs and Cats
Charleston Animal Society North Charleston, SC Dogs and Cats
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Care & Control Charlotte, NC Dogs and Cats
Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA Charlottesvle, VA Dogs and Cats
Chatham Sheriff Animal Resource Center Pittsboro, NC Dogs and Cats
Cheyenne Animal Shelter Cheyenne, WY Dogs and Cats
Chino Valley Animal Shelter Chino Valley, AZ Dogs and Cats
Churchill Animal Protection Society Fallon, NV Dogs and Cats
Cincinnati Animal CARE Humane Society Cincinnati, OH Dogs and Cats
Citrus County Animal Services Inverness, FL Dogs and Cats Rural King event will be July 13, 2024 10am - 1pm
City of Cibolo Animal Services Cibolo, TX, TX Dogs and Cats
City of Gillette Animal Shelter Gillette, WY Dogs and Cats
City of Great Falls Animal Shelter Great Falls, MT Dogs and Cats
City of Houston- BARC Animal Shelter & Adoptions houston, TX Dogs and Cats
City of Independence Animal Services Independence, MO Dogs and Cats
City of Lacey Animal Services Olympia , WA Dogs and Cats
City Of San Antonio Animal Care Services SAN ANTONIO, TX Dogs and Cats
City of Sand Springs Animal Welfare Sand Springs, OK Dogs and Cats
City of Sparta Animal Shelter Sparta, GA Dogs and Cats 7/31/2024 Please contact us at 706-444-5753, Ext 9
Clare County Animal Shelter Harrison, MI Dogs and Cats
Clark County Animal Shelter Winchester, KY Dogs and Cats
Colony Cats (& Dogs) Columbus, OH Cats Only 7/29/2024
Colorado Animal Rescue Glenwood Springs, CO Dogs and Cats Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are preferred in order to provide you with the best possible experience!
Columbus Animal Control Columbus, GA Dogs and Cats
Community Humane Shelter Of Steuben County Angola, IN Dogs and Cats 7/31/2024
Companion Animal Alliance Baton Rouge, LA Dogs and Cats
Contra Costa County Animal Services Martinez, CA Dogs and Cats
Copper Country Humane Society Houghton, MI Dogs and Cats
County of San Diego Animal Services Carlsbad, CA Dogs and Cats
Cowley County Humane Society Winfield, KS Dogs and Cats
CRASH'S LANDING Grand Rapids, MI Cats Only 7/5/2024
Creature Comforts Clarke County Quitman, MS Dogs and Cats
Cumberland County Animal Services Fayetteville, NC Dogs and Cats
Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter Valley View, OH Dogs Only
Dallas Animal Services / City of Dallas Dallas, TX Dogs and Cats
Delta Animal Shelter Escanaba, MI Dogs and Cats 7/7/2024
Des Moines County Humane Society Burlington, IA Dogs and Cats Help us help them!
Detroit Dog Rescue St. Clr Shores, MI Dogs Only
Do Only Good Animal Rescue Rochester Hls, MI Dogs Only
Doniphan County Pet Rescue, LLC Bendena, KS Dogs and Cats
Dorchester PAWS (Formerly SPCA) Summerville, SC Dogs and Cats
Dubois County Humane Society Jasper, IN Dogs and Cats
El Paso Animal Services El Paso, TX Dogs and Cats
Escambia County Animal Welfare Pensacola, FL Dogs and Cats
Everett Animal Shelter Everett, WA Dogs and Cats
Faithful Friends Inc. (Faithful Friends Animal Society) Wilmington, DE Dogs and Cats
Fannin County Animal Control Blue Ridge, GA Dogs Only
Farmington Regional Animal Shelter Farmington, NM Dogs and Cats
Fix West Texas Midland, TX Dogs and Cats
Flagler Humane Society Palm Coast, FL Dogs and Cats
Florence Lauderdale Animal Services Florence, AL Dogs and Cats If you are renting, please consult your lease for restrictions or any requirements prior to adopting.
Foothills Humane Society, Inc. Columbus, NC Dogs and Cats
Forest County Humane Society Crandon, WI Dogs and Cats 3/19/2024 It does not take long to process an application. It usually takes a day or less.
Forgotten Dog League of Amarillo Amarillo, TX Dogs Only
Forsyth Humane Society Winston Salem, NC Dogs and Cats
Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control Fort Wayne, IN Dogs and Cats
Fort Worth Animal Care & Control Fort Worth, TX Dogs and Cats
Franklin County Humane Society of Missouri Union, MO Dogs and Cats
Franklin County Humane Society, dba Animal Harbor Winchester, TN Dogs and Cats 7/29/2024
Friends For Animals of Metro Detroit Dearborn, MI Dogs and Cats
Friends of Butler County Animal Inc Morgantown, KY Dogs and Cats
Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control Chicago, IL Dogs and Cats
Friends of CountyPets Houston, TX Dogs and Cats must have Identification
Friends of Detroit Animal Care and Control Detroit, MI Dogs and Cats Our new facility is located at the corner of Russell and E Ferry. Please enter in off E Ferry Street.
Friends of Parkville Animal Shelter (FOPAS) Parkville, MO Dogs Only 7/24/2024 Dogs adopted must head home within 1 week of contract completion. Appointments available on weekdays. Open hours Saturdays 10a-12p.
Friends of Pima Animal Care Center Tucson, AZ Dogs and Cats
Friends Of The Alameda Animal Shelter Alameda, CA Dogs and Cats
Friends of the Animal Shelter (SC) Aiken, SC Dogs and Cats
Fulton County Animal Center Rochester, IN Dogs and Cats 7/6/2024
Furkids, Inc. Cumming, GA Dogs and Cats
Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement Gastonia, NC Dogs and Cats
Gateway Pet Guardians East St. Louis, IL Dogs and Cats
Genesee County Animal Control Flint, MI Dogs and Cats
Good Shepherd Humane Society, Inc. Eureka Springs, AR Dogs and Cats
Greater Birmingham Humane Society Birmingham, AL Dogs and Cats
Greater Hillsdale Humane Society Osseo, MI Dogs and Cats 7/8/2024 We do not require pre-approval, but it is recommended to speed up the process on adoption day.
Green County Humane Society Monroe, WI Dogs and Cats
Greenbrier County Humane Society Inc. Lewisburg, WV Dogs and Cats
Greene County Humane Society Linton, IN Dogs and Cats
Greensburg Decatur County Animal Shelter Greensburg, IN Dogs and Cats
Greenville County Animal Care Greenville, SC Dogs and Cats
Guardians of Florida Animal Rescue, Inc Fort Myers, FL Dogs and Cats Appointment Required-Apply @ www.gofar.dog. Participating animals will be identified with "ETS EVENT" next to their name and in their listing.
Guilford County Animal Services Greensboro, NC Dogs and Cats
Gulf Coast Humane Society (FL) Fort Myers, FL Dogs and Cats
Gulf Coast Humane Society (TX) Corp Christi, TX Dogs and Cats
Halifax Humane Society Inc Daytona Beach, FL Dogs and Cats
Hall County Animal Shelter Gainesville, GA Dogs and Cats
HALO Animal Rescue Phoenix, AZ Dogs and Cats
Hancock County Animal Shelter New Cumberland , WV Dogs and Cats
Harbor Humane Society West Olive, MI Dogs and Cats
Haven Humane Society Redding, CA Dogs and Cats
Hawaii Island Humane Society Holualoa, HI Dogs and Cats Adoption applications required. All adoptions are by appointment only. Please apply at his.org.
Hawaiian Humane Society Honolulu, HI Dogs and Cats
Hayward Animal Services Hayward, CA Dogs and Cats
Heart of Louisiana Humane Society Winnfield, LA Dogs and Cats
Heartland Animal Shelter Wheeling, IL Dogs and Cats
Heaven Can Wait Animal Haven Norton Shores, MI Dogs and Cats
Helping Hands Humane Society, Inc. Topeka, KS Dogs and Cats
Hill Country Humane Society Buchanan Dam, TX Dogs and Cats
Holbrook Az Animal Care & Control Holbrook, AZ Dogs and Cats
Homeward Trails Animal Rescue Fairfax Sta, VA Dogs and Cats
Houston Humane Society Houston, TX Dogs and Cats
Humane Animal Partners Wilmington, DE Dogs and Cats
Humane Animal Treatment Society Mt. Pleasant, MI Dogs and Cats
Humane Educational Society Chattanooga, TN Dogs and Cats
Humane Rescue Alliance Washington, DC Dogs and Cats Same-day adoptions, no appointment necessary. Cats are only available at our Oglethorpe Street location.
Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake Tool, TX Dogs and Cats
Humane Society Of Central Arizona Payson, AZ Dogs and Cats
Humane Society of Central Illinois Normal, IL Dogs and Cats
Humane Society Of Central Texas Waco, TX Dogs and Cats
Humane Society of Clark County Arkadelphia, AR Dogs and Cats
Humane Society of Dickson County Dickson, TN Dogs and Cats
Humane Society of El Paso El Paso, TX Dogs Only
Humane Society of Elkhart County Bristol, IN Dogs and Cats HSEC is first-come, first-adopt. No holds are to be placed. For any questions, please call us at 574-475-4732.
Humane Society Of Greater Jupiter Tequesta Inc. (Furry Friends Adoption & Clinic) Jupiter, FL Dogs and Cats
Humane Society Of Hall County (Humane Society of Northeast Georgia) Gainesville, GA Dogs and Cats
Humane Society Of Harford County Inc Fallston, MD Dogs and Cats
Humane Society of Harris County Hamilton, GA Dogs and Cats
Humane Society Of Henderson County Henderson, KY Dogs and Cats
Humane Society Of Huron Valley Ann Arbor, MI Dogs and Cats
Humane Society of Imperial County El Centro, CA Dogs and Cats
Humane Society of Marion County Ocala, FL Dogs and Cats
Humane Society Of Midland County MIDLAND, MI Dogs and Cats Although preapproval is not required, it is suggested.
Humane Society Of Monroe County Monroe, MI Dogs and Cats 7/5/2024
Humane Society Of New Braunfels Area New Braunfels, TX Dogs and Cats
Humane Society of North Central Florida Gainesville, FL Dogs and Cats Adoption Pre-Approval Highly Recommended
Humane Society Of North Myrtle Beach North Myrtle Beach, SC Dogs and Cats
Humane Society Of Pinellas Clearwater, FL Dogs and Cats
Humane Society Of Polk County, Inc. Crookston, MN Dogs and Cats
Humane Society Of Sarasota County Inc. Sarasota, FL Dogs and Cats
Humane Society Of Schuyler County Montour Falls, NY Dogs and Cats
Humane Society Of Scott County Davenport, IA Dogs and Cats
Humane Society of Sedona Sedona, AZ Dogs and Cats Please call 928-282-4679 to make an appointment to see the animals
Humane Society of South Mississippi Gulfport, MS Dogs and Cats
Humane Society Of Southern Wisconsin Janesville, WI Dogs and Cats
Humane Society of Southwest Missouri Springfield, MO Dogs and Cats
Humane Society Of St. Lucie County Port St. Lucie, FL Dogs and Cats
Humane Society of the Ohio Valley Marietta, OH Dogs and Cats Adopter's Welcome! Please come see us!
Humane Society of The Treasure Coast Palm City, FL Dogs and Cats
Humane Society of West Michigan Walker, MI Dogs and Cats
Humane Society Of Yates County Penn Yan, NY Dogs and Cats 7/3/2024 We do not do same day dog adoptions
Humane Society Of Yuma, Inc. Yuma, AZ Dogs and Cats
Huntington County Humane Society Huntington, IN Dogs and Cats
Huron Humane Society Inc, Alpena Alpena, MI Dogs and Cats
Hutchinson Animal Shelter Hutchinson, KS Dogs and Cats
Iberia Parish Rabies Control New Iberia, LA Dogs and Cats 7/5/2024 Please fill out an application prior to event. You are still welcome to apply afterwards as well.
Independent Cat Society Westville, IN Cats Only 7/21/2024
Indianapolis Animal Care Services Indianapolis, IN Dogs and Cats
IndyHumane (Humane Society Of Indianapolis) Indianapolis, IN Dogs and Cats
Ingham County Animal Control & Shelter Mason, MI Dogs and Cats
Ionia County Animal Shelter Ionia, MI Dogs and Cats
Jackson County Animal Shelter jackson, MI Dogs and Cats
Jacksonville Humane Society Jacksonville, FL Dogs and Cats
Jeffersonville Animal Shelter Jeffersonville, IN Dogs and Cats
Jonesboro Animal Control Jonesboro, AR Dogs Only
Joplin Humane Society Inc Joplin, MO Dogs and Cats
Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association Charleston, WV Dogs and Cats
Kat Noyes Humane Society dba Companion Animal Rescue & Education CARE Jefferson Cty, TN Dogs and Cats
Kauai Humane Society Lihue, HI Dogs and Cats
Kent County Animal Shelter Grand Rapids, MI Dogs and Cats
Kenton County Animal Services Covington, KY Dogs and Cats
Kentucky Humane Society Louisville, KY Dogs and Cats
Kokomo Humane Society Kokomo, IN Dogs and Cats
Kurth Memorial Animal Shelter (City of Lufkin Animal Services) Lufkin, TX Dogs and Cats
Lafayette Animal Shelter & Care Center Lafayette, LA Dogs and Cats
Lafourche Parish Animal Shelter Thibodaux, LA 70301, LA Dogs and Cats
Lake Humane Society Mentor, OH Dogs and Cats
Laurel Animal Rescue League Laurel, MS Dogs and Cats
Lawrence County Humane Society Louisa, KY Dogs and Cats Adoption application may be found at this link https://forms.gle/EorXAR8RrNKTi59
League City Animal Care League City, TX Dogs and Cats Adopters of pets that have not been spayed/neutered prior to adoption must live within 15 mile radius. See website map.
Lee County Domestic Animal Services FORT MYERS, FL Dogs and Cats
Leitchfield Animal shelter Leitchfield, KY Dogs and Cats
Lemhi County Humane Society Salmon, ID Dogs and Cats
Lenawee Humane Society Adrian, MI Dogs and Cats
Lenoir County SPCA Kinston, NC Dogs and Cats 7/31/2024 LCSPCA Adoptables
Lexington Humane Society Lexington, KY Dogs and Cats
Lincoln County Animal Services Lincolnton, NC Dogs and Cats
Little Traverse Bay Humane Society Harbor Springs, MI Dogs and Cats
Livingston County Animal Control and Shelter Howell, MI Dogs and Cats
Lodi Animal Services Lodi, CA Dogs and Cats
Logan County Humane Society Russellville, KY Dogs and Cats 7/5/2024
Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue Cincinnati, OH Dogs and Cats
Louisville Metro Animal Services Louisville, KY Dogs and Cats
Lycoming County SPCA Williamsport, PA Dogs and Cats
Lynchburg Humane Society Lynchburg, VA Dogs and Cats
Macomb County Animal Control Clinton Twp, MI Dogs and Cats
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control Phoenix, AZ Dogs and Cats
Marion Area Humane Society Marion, OH Dogs and Cats
Marion County Animal Shelter Mullins, SC Dogs and Cats
Marshall Pet Adoption Center Marshall, TX Dogs and Cats
Martinsville Henry County SPCA Martinsville, VA Dogs and Cats
Mary S Roberts Pet Adoption Center (Riverside Humane Society Pet Adoption Center) Riverside, CA Dogs and Cats
Massachusetts Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals Jamaica Plain, MA Dogs Only
Maui Humane Society Puunene, HI Dogs and Cats
Maury County Animal Services Columbia, TN Dogs and Cats
McCracken County Humane Society Paducah, KY Dogs and Cats
McKamey Animal Center Chattanooga, TN Dogs and Cats
Memphis Animal Services Memphis, TN Dogs and Cats
Mercer County Animal Shelter Princeton, WV Dogs and Cats
Metro East Humane Society Edwardsville, IL Dogs and Cats
Miami-Dade County Animal Services Doral, FL Dogs and Cats
Michigan Anti-Cruelty Society Detroit, MI Dogs and Cats See our facebook or contact us at 313-891-1088 for location information for a specific animal found on our Web site.
Midland Humane Coalition Midland, TX Dogs and Cats http://www.midlandhumane.org/adoptables.html
Missoula City-County Animal Control Missoula, MT Dogs and Cats
Mobile Cat Society Chickasaw, AL Dogs and Cats
Montcalm County Animal Control Stanton, MI Dogs and Cats
Montgomery County Animal Services Conroe, TX Dogs and Cats
Morris Animal Refuge Philadelphia, PA Dogs and Cats
Nashville Humane Association Nashville, TN Dogs and Cats
Never Forgotten Animal Society Pahrump, NV Dogs and Cats
New Albany Floyd County Animal Shelter New Albany, IN Dogs and Cats
Newaygo County Animal Control White Cloud, MI Dogs and Cats
Noahs Ark C A R E SPCA - Humane Society Gainesville, TX Dogs and Cats
North Bay Animal Services Petaluma, CA Dogs and Cats
Northeast Arkansas Humane Society Jonesboro, AR Dogs and Cats 7/31/2024
Northeast Missouri Humane Society Hannibal, MO Dogs and Cats
Northshore Humane Society Covington, LA Dogs and Cats
Nye County Animal Shelter Pahrump, NV Dogs and Cats
Oakland Animal Services OAKLAND, CA Dogs and Cats
Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center Pontiac, MI Dogs and Cats
Onslow County Animal Services Jacksonville, NC Dogs and Cats
Orange County Animal Services Chapel Hill, NC Dogs and Cats We open at noon, Monday - Saturday. No appointment needed to stop by and find your new best friend!
Orphans of the Storm Deerfield, IL Dogs and Cats
Ouachita Parish Animal Shelter West Monroe, LA Dogs and Cats
Outer Banks SPCA Manteo, NC Dogs and Cats
Oxford Animal Resource Center Oxford, MS Dogs and Cats
Palm Valley Animal Society Edinburg, TX Dogs and Cats
Panhandle Animal Welfare Society (PAWS Shelter) Fort Walton Beach, FL Dogs and Cats
Paris Animal Welfare Society Inc. Paris, KY Dogs and Cats
Partners For Pets Humane Society St Jacob, IL Dogs and Cats
PAWS & More Washington, IA Dogs and Cats Come see us and find your new best friend!
Paws and Claws Pet Shelter Huntsville, AR Dogs and Cats
PAWS Atlanta Decatur, GA Dogs and Cats
Paws Humane Society Columbus, GA Dogs and Cats
Paws4ever Mebane, NC Dogs and Cats
Pearl River County SPCA Picayune, MS Dogs and Cats
Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League West Palm Beach, FL Dogs and Cats
Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter Newport News, VA Dogs and Cats Kittens and Pocket Pets are not included in this promotion
Peoria County Animal Protection Services Peoria, IL Dogs and Cats
Pets & People Humane Society Inc Yukon, OK Dogs and Cats 7/31/2024
Pinal County Animal Care and Control Casa Grande, AZ Dogs and Cats
Pioneer Humane Society (Pendleton) PENDLETON, OR Dogs and Cats
Pittsylvania Pet Center Chatham, VA Dogs and Cats
Placer SPCA Roseville, CA Dogs and Cats We strongly encourage adopters to apply for pre-approval, but will also accept adoption applications during the event.
Pointe Coupee Parish Animal Services New Roads, LA Dogs and Cats
Polk County Bully Project Lakeland, FL Dogs and Cats 7/30/2024
Public Animal Welfare Services Rome, GA Dogs and Cats
Quincy Humane Society Quincy, IL Dogs and Cats
Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection Roanoke, VA Dogs and Cats We do require an approved adoption application prior to a meet and greet.
Rescue Alliance Gonzales, LA Cats Only
River Valley Humane Society (Needy Paws Animal Shelter) Clarksville, AR Dogs and Cats
Roane County Animal Shelter Rockwood, TN Dogs and Cats
Rockingham County Animal Shelter Reidsville, NC Dogs and Cats Photo ID is required
Rockingham-Harrisonburg SPCA Rockingham, VA Dogs and Cats
Rogers Animal Services ROGERS, AR Dogs and Cats
Ruth Steinert Memorial SPCA Schuykl Havn, PA Dogs and Cats
Rutherford County Paws Murfreesboro, TN Dogs and Cats
S.E.K. Humane Society Pittsburg, KS Dogs and Cats
Sacramento County Animal Care Services Sacramento, CA Dogs and Cats
Sacramento SPCA Sacramento, CA Dogs and Cats
Safe Haven Animal Rescue Program Benton, TN, TN Dogs Only
Saginaw County Animal Care & Control Saginaw, MI Dogs and Cats
San Antonio Humane Society San Antonio, TX Dogs and Cats
San Antonio Pets Alive! San Antonio, TX Dogs and Cats
San Diego Humane Society & SPCA San Diego, CA Dogs and Cats
Santa Fe Animal Shelter Inc Santa Fe, NM Dogs and Cats
Santa Rosa County Animal Services Milton, FL Dogs and Cats
Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center Roseburg, OR Dogs and Cats
Scott County Humane Society Georgetown, KY Dogs and Cats It is recommended that you make an appointment to visit Central Purrk Cat Cafe: https://www.centralpurrkcafe.com/
Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue Sheridan, WY Cats Only
Simply Cats Adoption Center Boise, ID Cats Only
Sioux Falls Area Humane Society Sioux Falls, SD Dogs and Cats
Siskiyou Humane Society, Inc. Mount Shasta, CA Dogs and Cats
Smoky Mountain Animal Care Foundation Alcoa, TN Dogs and Cats
South Bend Animal Resource Center South Bend, IN Dogs and Cats
South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter (Cumberland County SPCA) Vineland, NJ Dogs and Cats
South Suburban Humane Society Matteson, IL Dogs and Cats
Southeast Missouri Pets (Semo Pets) Cape Girardeau, MO Dogs and Cats
Southern Pines Animal Shelter Hattiesburg, MS Dogs and Cats
SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare Aiken, SC Dogs and Cats
SPCA Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH Dogs and Cats
SPCA Of Bradley County TN Cleveland, TN Dogs and Cats
SPCA of Brazoria County Lake Jackson, TX Dogs and Cats
SPCA of Hernando County Brooksville, FL Dogs and Cats
SPCA of Northern Nevada Reno, NV Dogs and Cats
SPCA of Southwest Michigan Kalamazoo, MI Dogs and Cats
SPCA Of Texas Dallas, TX Dogs and Cats
SPCA of Winchester, Frederick,and Clarke Counties Winchester, VA Dogs and Cats
spcaLA Los Angeles, CA Dogs and Cats
Special Pals Incorporated Houston, TX Dogs and Cats
St Clair County Animal Adoption Center Belleville, IL Dogs and Cats
St Clair County Animal Control Port Huron, MI Dogs and Cats
St Francis Animal Sanctuary Tylertown, MS Dogs and Cats Adoptions in Mandeville, LA are during open hours, adoptons in Tylertown, MS are by appointment only
St Landry Parish Animal Control Opelousas, LA Dogs and Cats
St. Francis Animal Shelter Buffalo, WY Dogs and Cats
St. Tammany Parish Department of Animal Services Lacombe, LA Dogs and Cats
Stanly County Animal Protective Services Albemarle, NC Dogs and Cats
Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter Oskaloosa, IA Dogs and Cats 7/6/2024 Please call to make an appointment prior to visiting.
Suncoast Humane Society Englewood, FL Dogs and Cats
Ten Lives Club Cat Rescue and Adoption Blasdell, NY Cats Only
The Animal Foundation Las Vegas, NV Dogs and Cats
The Animal Interest League and Sanctuary Delta, CO Dogs and Cats
The Animal Protection Society Of Durham Durham, NC Dogs and Cats
The Animal Protective Association of Missouri Saint Louis, MO Dogs and Cats
The Anti-Cruelty Society Chicago, IL Dogs and Cats
The Enid Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals Enid, OK Dogs and Cats
The Fayette Regional Humane Society Washington Ch, OH Dogs and Cats
Tompkins County SPCA (SPCA of Tompkins County) Ithaca, NY Dogs and Cats
Tree House Humane Society Chicago, IL Cats Only No adoption application needed!
Tri County Humane Society Boca Raton, FL Dogs and Cats All adopters are still required to fill out an application and must be approved prior to adopting!
Tulare County Animal Services Visalia, CA Dogs and Cats Cats and kittens will also be available at PetSmart in Visalia for adoption.
Tupelo Lee Humane Society Tupelo, MS Dogs and Cats
Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter, Inc. Tuscaloosa, AL Dogs and Cats
Ulster County SPCA Kingston, NY Dogs and Cats
Universal City Animal Care and Control Universal City, TX Dogs and Cats
Unleashed Love Pet Rescue Grand rapids, MI Dogs Only 7/7/2024
Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter (UPAWS) Gwinn, MI Dogs and Cats Appointments are required
Van Buren County Sheriff Department Animal Control Hartford, MI Dogs Only
Vanderburgh Humane Society Evansville, IN Dogs and Cats
Vermilion County Department of Animal Regulation and Shelter Danville, IL Dogs and Cats 7/4/2024
Victoria County Animal Services Victoria, TX Dogs and Cats
Washington County SPCA Bartlesville, OK Dogs and Cats
Weber County Animal Services Ogden, UT Dogs and Cats
West Feliciana Animal Humane Society St. Francisville, LA Dogs and Cats
West Michigan SPCA Dba Faithful To Felines Muskegon, MI Cats Only
West Valley City Animal Shelter West Valley City, UT Dogs and Cats
White River Humane Society Bedford, IN Dogs and Cats 7/30/2024
Wilson County Cats Floresville, TX Cats Only
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