Find Fort Lauderdale Florida animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies. Animal shelters provide information on adopting dogs, cats, and pets, animal care and rescue, and animal control.
Doberman Rescue League PO Box 24065 Oakland Park FL 33307 2.6 miles from Fort Lauderdale
Give Them a Second Chance Rascals Orphan Care Network 9715 West Broward Boulevard Davie FL 33324 8.3 miles from Fort Lauderdale 954-370-2279
Broward County Animal Care and Regulation Division Pampano Beach Shelter 3100 Northwest 19th Terrace Pompano Beach FL 33064 8.8 miles from Fort Lauderdale 954-970-0130
New Beginnings Greyhound Adoption Organization 4400 Southwest 95th Avenue Davie FL 33328 9.4 miles from Fort Lauderdale
Some animals are brought to shelters by owners who cannot care for them. Others are rescued from abuse or neglect. Stray or lost animals may be brought to shelters by the general public or animal control agencies.Do Animal Shelters euthanize unwanted or hard-to-adopt animals?
Some shelters have a firm no-kill policy and will strive to find homes for every animal they receive. Due to limited space and resources, other shelters may have to euthanize certain animals that are less suitable for adoption because of health or behavioral issues. Animal control agencies may euthanize animals that have not been adopted within a certain timeframe or animals that have shown aggression.Can anyone adopt a pet from an Animal Shelter?
Generally, any member of the public may adopt a pet from an Animal Shelter. Some Animal Shelters will first screen or interview an individual in order to assess their suitability as a pet owner.