View adoptable animals waiting in private homes.
The pets listed below are being rehomed by members of our community. They are not housed at the San Francisco SPCA and all arrangements to meet with these animals must be made directly with their guardians. Please note that the San Francisco SPCA accepts no responsibility for the pets posted to this page. Potential adopters are responsible for communicating with the pet’s guardian to acquire veterinary records and other necessary information and supplies.
If you are interested in a pet on the rehoming page, please use the contact information provided by the owner in the pet’s listing. Do not click on the “Apply for [Pet’s Name]” or “How to Adopt” buttons. Those buttons do not work for animals listed for private rehoming. Filling out an “Interested in Adopting?” form will not put you in touch with the owner of the animal. Contacting the owner directly is the only way to indicate your interest in the animal.
There may be more than one applicant for an animal. The decision on who adopts the animal lies with the animal’s guardian.
This free service is a component of the San Francisco SPCA’s rehoming assistance. If you need to find a home for a pet you can no longer care for, please submit his or her profile.
To expedite the adoption process, please complete the cat or dog adoption form and bring a printed copy with you to the SF SPCA Adoption Center (Hours & Location). This helps us better understand what sort of pet you’re looking for so we can guide you every step of the way! Please bring a valid photo ID and verification that you are allowed to have a pet where you currently live.
First, we’ll meet with you to find out more about you and your pet preferences and answer your questions. Our goal is to help you find the pet that best fits your lifestyle and living situation so we want to make sure you have a realistic understanding of the time and resources necessary to provide training, medical treatment, and proper care for your new pet. This can take time so please allow at least one hour for the adoption process.
Once we have a good understanding of your living situation and the type of pet you’re interested in, we’ll make introductions and let you spend some quality time getting to know each other to see if there’s a love connection. It’s important that all household members take part in this important decision so please make sure everyone is present (including any resident dogs if you’re considering adding a new pooch to your pack).
Once love happens, we’ll complete the paperwork, review all the SF SPCA adoption benefits, provide information on any known medical or behavioral issues, and share tips to make the transition a success for both you and your new pet.
We consider you and your new furry friend a part of the SF SPCA family so please reach out with questions ― and be sure to share your adoption stories and pet photos at sfspca.org/stories
Don’t forget to schedule your first free health exam at the SF SPCA Veterinary Hospital within three days of adopting.