Humane Society of Broward County

The Humane Society of Broward County is a private, non-profit organization that was founded in 1944. We are an open admission shelter that accepts all owned animals. We find homes for thousands of animals each year.

Our shelter has more than 500 volunteers that help in all areas. We also have an extensive Education Department that visits schools on a regular basis to teach respect and kindness to all animals.

In addition to spaying and neutering all the pets that are adopted, we also offer low-cost spay/neuter services for pets belonging to residents in our community and feral cats. To get your pet sterilized contact

Other programs and services the shelter offers include:
low cost dog obedience classes; free behavioral counseling; pet loss and grieving sessions; animal assisted therapy, foster care; microchip and vaccination clinics; owner's request for pet euthanasia and cremation; pet boutique and community events.

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2070 Griffin Road,
Ft Lauderdale, FL, 33312

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Adopters come from all over South Florida (and beyond) to adopt. Stop by! You may just fall in love.

  • 1. Visit the Facility and Find a Pet
  • 2. Interview
  • 3. Meet the Pet
  • 4. Sign Adoption Contract
  • 5. Pay Fee
  • 6. Take the Pet Home

Additional adoption info

Please visit our shelter, we are open 7 days a week and adoptions opens daily at 11 a.m. All adopters will meet with an adoption counselor to complete an adoption application and then meet their potential new family member. Please bring your driver's license with you or a bill that has your current address on it. All pets are spayed or neutered prior to going home, so the pet may not go home the same day.

The adoption fee includes spay/neuter surgery, preliminary vaccinations, deworming, treatment for fleas, microchip, limited 14 day health care plan courtesy of VCA Animal Hospitals, feline leukemia test for cats, heartworm test for dogs over the age of 7 months, and a bag of Purina ONE pet food.

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