If you want to adopt, please come down to our shelter with:
After you meet your preferred pet, we''ll ask you to fill out a questionnaire and have a conversation with one of our adoption counselors to ensure the best possible adoption for you.
Our current adoption fees are:
Cat and dog adoption fees include:
We are DC's only open-access shelter. We are always available to help any animal in the District of Columbia. We have cats, dogs, rabbits, and more available for adoption out of our two shelters and also run the Capital Area Spay and Neuter Center.
All of our animals, including those in foster care, can be viewed online at: washhumane.org/adopt
Adoptions at our two adoption centers are:
12:00pm – 7:00pm
1201 New York Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Animals in our foster care system can be viewed by visiting our website: washhumane.org/adopt and searching by site: Foster.