Adoption fees cover the cost of care and veterinary services. All adoptable animals have received:
Dogs also receive:
Cats also receive:
Small Miracles posts photos and descriptions of adoptable animals online at Petfinder. Listings are updated daily.
Schedule a time for your family to visit our shelter or partner pet stores. View the Locations page for directions and hours. Please check our Petfinder listings before visiting to confirm the animal you are interested in is still available.
Hard copies of adoption applications are available at all locations. You can also download the application (PDF: cat or dog; Word document: cat | dog), print it, and bring it with you to the shelter for adult dogs and cats and kittens.
For puppy applications only, you must submit an e-mailed application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Due to the high interest in puppies, please do not call the adoption phone number or e-mail the general shelter e-mail address regarding puppies. This will only delay your application. Please e-mail puppy questions to email@example.com. Approved applicants will be invited to meet the puppy.
Applications are reviewed by a trained adoption counselor to ensure you are a good match for the animal. This process can take up to 72 hours.
Adoption fees may be paid by cash, check, or credit card. Checks should be made payable to SMCDR. Small Miracles is a private, nonprofit shelter with 501(c)(3) status. We rely on adoption fees and donations to fund operations. Donations over the cost of the adoption fee are tax deductible.
Note: Fees are subject to change.
|Microchip||$30 (includes lifetime registration), mandatory for dogs, optional for cats|
Adopted cats must go home in a carrier. If you don't have one, you can purchase a cardboard carrier for $5. Small Miracles provides adoptive families with a sample bag of Hill's Science Diet dry food, which pets in our care are used to eating.
Check out these tips from the Humane Society of the United States on introducing a new cat to other pets and introducing a new dog to other pets. More advice can be found on the Frequently Asked Questions page.