San Francisco SPCA Find Your Companion Dog

Adoption Center

Find Your Companion.

Love is priceless.

FREE adoptions for all adult animals (5 months & older). 

Adoption special ends February 29, 2024.

Free Fridays at the Adoption Center

FREE adoptions for all animals EVERY Friday throughout March.

Cat, puppy, kitten, and dog collage

Adoption Process

Our open-adoption process focuses on bringing people and animals together. Adoption counselors are onsite to answer questions and help connect you with your new family member. Get started by viewing our live feed of available cats and dogs.

  1. Come visit us—No appointment or application required
  2. Bring your ID and proof of address and be 18 or older
  3. Meet with our adoption team and some animals
  4. Same-day adoptions

Cat Adoption Cost

$125 Cats

older than five months

All cats seven years and older have fee-waived adoptions.

$200 Kittens

younger than five months

Fee waived for a second kitten adopted within 30 days.

Dog Adoption Cost

$175 Dogs

$400 Puppies

younger than five months

Take our online Puppy Parent Orientation and pass the quiz to receive 50% off puppy adoption fees.

San Francisco SPCA new adopter cat

Free for Military

All animals are free for adoption with proof of veteran or active duty military status.

San Francisco SPCA some adoptions free for veterans

Adoption Resources

You can access helpful information and expert guidance here.