Portsmouth Humane Society

A 4022 Seaboard Court, Portsmouth, VA 23701 shelter helping to find loving homes for dogs, cats, rabbits, small animals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and/or fish.

Pets at Portsmouth Humane Society

  • Any
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Rabbits
  • Small Animals
  • Any
  • Baby
  • Puppy
  • Kitten
  • Young
  • Adult
  • Senior
  • Any
  • Male
  • Female


Female, Senior
Domestic Longhair


Male, Kitten
Domestic Shorthair


Female, Kitten
Domestic Shorthair


Female, Kitten
Domestic Shorthair


Female, Kitten
Domestic Shorthair


Male, Adult
Mixed Breed (Large) / Pit Bull Terrier


Female, Kitten
Domestic Shorthair


Male, Young
Domestic Shorthair


Female, Kitten
Domestic Shorthair

Buddy Boy

Male, Young
Domestic Shorthair


Male, Adult
Shepherd (Unknown Type)


Female, Senior
American Pit Bull Terrier

Te Fiti

Female, Adult
Mixed Breed (Medium)


Male, Adult
Mixed Breed (Large)


Female, Young
Mixed Breed (Medium) / Pit Bull Terrier


Female, Young
Mixed Breed (Medium) / Pit Bull Terrier


Female, Kitten
Domestic Shorthair


Male, Kitten
Domestic Shorthair


Female, Young
Guinea Pig


Female, Young
Guinea Pig

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1 - 20 of 87 Adoptable Pets at This Shelter

Areas Portsmouth Humane Society Serves

We accept all homeless animals in the City of Portsmouth.

Portsmouth Humane Society's Adoption Process

1. Visit the Facility and Find a Pet

In addition to our main shelter, we also have cats and small animals at our satellite location inside the Hilltop PetSmart in VA Beach.

2. Meet the Pet

Everyone in the household should meet the animal. If adopting a dog, we require that they meet any dog(s) already in the home.

3. Submit Application

All applicants must be at least 18 years old and provide valid identification.

4. Approve Application

A staff member will review your application and go over any questions you may have.

5. Pay Fee

You will receive a receipt, a copy of your contract, and any necessary medical records.

6. Take the Pet Home

A week after your adoption you will receive a follow-up email to see how your new pet has adjusted and to offer assistance, if needed.

Adoption Fees:

Small Animals –
Hamster/Guinea Pig: $25
Rabbit: $40
Ferret/Sugar Glider: $50

Felines –
Adult cat: $65
Kitten (under 7 months): $86
Adopt one cat or kitten, take a second one home for free!

Canines –
Large dog (over 25 lbs.): $110
Small dog (25 lbs. and under): $160
Puppy (under 7 months): $200

Animals with unique medical care – Price Varies

Adoption fees include (if applicable):
Spay/Neuter Surgery, Up-to-date Vaccinations, Microchip, Heartworm Test, Feline Leukemia Test, FIV Test

About Portsmouth Humane Society

The Portsmouth Humane Society (PHS) is one of the longest-serving Humane Societies in the Commonwealth of Virginia and we are dedicated to caring for homeless animals in the City of Portsmouth by promoting their adoptions into loving, permanent homes. PHS provides humane education and community outreach programs so that we may begin to decrease the pet overpopulation.

Come Meet Portsmouth Humane Society's Pets

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 12 – 5
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 12- 7
Thursday: 12- 5
Friday: 12 – 5
Saturday: 12 – 5
Sunday: 12 – 4

*Surrenders are by appointment only.

Make a donation to Portsmouth Humane Society to help homeless pets find homes