Dogs for Adoption in Broward County, Florida
Dogs & Puppies for Adoption in Broward County
If you live in the Fort Lauderdale or Pompano Beach area and are looking for puppies for adoption in Broward County, you are in the right place. Broward County has several excellent animal shelters and rescue groups which always have wonderful, healthy and cute puppies for adoption to loving homes.
In this lens, we are going to look at a couple of options for anyone looking to adopt a puppy in the Fort Lauderdale, Florida metro area and we will focus on Broward County Animal Shelter, a few local rescue groups and an online search engine of adoptable pets, Petfinder.com.
Broward County Animal Care and Adoption
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Broward County Animal Care and Adoption has two locations: one is in Fort Lauderdale at 1870 SW 39th Street near the Fort Lauderdale Airport and the other is in Pompano Beach at 3100 NW 19th Terrace east of Powerline Road between Copans Road and Sample Road.
The Fort Lauderdale shelter is open Tuesday - Sunday for adoptions, and the Pompano Beach shelter is open Tuesday - Saturday for adoptions.
Adoption fee is $50.00, which includes health exam from shelter veterinary staff, vaccinations, Microchip (Home Again, de-worming, spaying or neutering (Sterilization) and 1 year Broward County License tag. Sometimes the shelter offers special reduced adoption fees, so you might want to check their Facebook page or contact the shelter directly at (954) 359-1010.
**PLEASE NOTE** This is information is current as of publication of this lens. Adoption fees and shelter hours may change. Please visit the Broward County Animal Care and Adoption website for the most up-to- date information.
Good Karma Pet Rescue of South Florida
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Good Karma Pet Rescue of South Florida is a actually a network of foster homes in South Florida dedicated to providing dogs (and cats) temporary homes while waiting for their forever homes. Good Karma Pet Rescue is located in Fort Lauderdale and can be reached via their web page at: GoodKarmaPetRescue.org
Allen Babcock Rescue
Allen Babcock Dog & Cat Rescue, Inc. is a No-Kill, Not-For-Profit 501c3 organization who rescues injured, abandoned and abused animals, provides veterinary care and helps place them in loving homes through a foster-care program. They are comprised ENTIRELY of volunteers and no-one receives compensation for their time. Click here to see a list of adoptable pets.
The Homeless Pet Advocates
The Homeless Pet Advocates is an all volunteers group which provides homeless puppies, dogs, cats and kittens temporary foster homes until they find there forever home. Here's a list of the pets they are currently fostering who are looking for new homes: pets available for adoption.
Here are a few more great options!
Petfinder is an online database where you can search for all the puppies and dogs in your area who are available for adoption through both local animal shelter and rescue groups. You can search by city, breed, age, gender, size and other considerations such as house trained or special needs. To search Petfinder in the Broward County area, Click Here.
If you looking for a specific breed of puppy, you can check out the local shelters and also check for breed specific rescue groups in your area. To find a local breed specific rescue group, google "breed + rescue group broward." So for example you would like to adopt a pug puppy, enter "pug rescue group broward" in google to find a pug rescue group in your area.
Adopt a Puppy Broward County - Just a few of the many local adoption options
- Facebook page: Broward County Animal Care Volunteers
Facebook page managed by volunteers to support Broward County Animal Care and Adoption
- Broward County Animal Care and Adoption
Broward County Animal Care and Adoption homepage.
- The Homeless Pet Advocates
Facebook page for The Homeless Pet Advocates.
- Good Karma Pet Rescue
Facebook page for Good Karma Pet Rescue.
Petfinder - a great place to search for your new four legged friend.
- Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue
Facebook page for Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue.
Broward County Animal Rescue Groups - Add Your Listing
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Local Pet Services
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