Adoptable Pets

Thank you for your interest in adoption! Please note, all HSMO locations are closed to visitors at this time. Adoptions and animal intake are available by appointment only. Please visit for the latest information and additional updates. Thank you!

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Curbside Adoption Details:

Those who are serious about adoption and want to take advantage of being at home with their new pet can fill out an interest form and go to to view available animals at both HSMO shelter locations. Once the adopter has found the pet they’d like to adopt, they should contact the appropriate shelter as noted in the pet description via phone to go through the application process and interview. Call (314) 951-1562 for the Macklind Ave. Headquarters and (314) 951-1588 for the Best Buddy Pet Center in Maryland Heights.

Adoption Fees:

  • $55-$190 for adult dogs (does not apply to small dogs)
  • $290 and up for puppies and small dogs
  • $35 for adult cats (fee waived on Thursdays)
  • $135 for kittens
  • $10.00 for critters
  • $15 for rabbits
  • Some exceptions may apply
  • Does not include Rabies Tag Fee

Click HERE for additional details.

Not finding the PURRfect pet? Register your breed interest!

You will be emailed automatically when an animal matches your selection(s).

You may also click here for Advanced Search to refine adoptable pets by special characteristics.