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.
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
Adoption Center Hours:
Tues - Sun 12 - 7pm
Adoption Center Locations:
1201 New York Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
71 Oglethorpe St NW
Washington, DC 20011
202 - 726-2556
Animals in our foster care system can be viewed by visiting our website: washhumane.org/adopt and searching by site: Foster.