In Store Pet Adoptions

Our in-store pet adoption program—in collaboration with PetSmart Charities and nearly 2,000 animal welfare organizations across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico—has saved the lives of more than 5 million cats and dogs since 1994.

Why Adopt at PetSmart?

Local Pet Adoption Agencies are Screened Prior to Arranging Adoptions

Local Agencies

PetSmart and PetSmart Charities work together to screen pet adoption agencies for their qualifications to arrange for adoptions at your local store.

PetSmart Charities Grants Funds to Pet Adoption Agencies You Adopt From

Giving Back

PetSmart Charities grants funds to the agency that you adopt from to offset their adoption-preparation expenses.

PetSmart Dog Adoption & Cat Adoption Kits Offer More than $200 in Savings on Pet Products

New Pet Savings

PetSmart gives you an Adoption Kit with more than $200 in discounts on products and services, including a free bag of Purina Pro Plan dog or cat food to help you get started.

You'll get $20 off PetSmart Accredited Training as part of your Pet Adoption Kit

Pet Training

You'll get $20 off PetSmart Accredited Training as part of your Adoption Kit because training is a great way to help your pet enjoy a smooth transition into your home.

When Can You Adopt In Store?

All PetSmart stores provide space for cat & dog adoptions. Cats are available every day in store, while in most stores dogs are available on weekends. Select stores also feature Everyday Adoption Centers, which are larger spaces where both dogs and cats can be adopted every day.

Call your local store to find information on adoptable cats and dogs.

How to Adopt In Store

  1. Search for a PetSmart store near you using the Store Locator.
  2. Call a store to find out who the participating Adoption Partners are, their adoption fees and the times pets are available for adoption.
  3. Visit the store, meet a pet and talk with an adoption counselor.
  4. Complete an application.

The Pet Adoption Process

Before pets are placed for adoption, the local agency typically charges a fee. This fee may cover the basic health assessment, vaccinations, and sometimes a spay or neuter. For each dog & cat adoption, PetSmart Charities grants funding to the agency to further offset costs. PetSmart does not receive these funds.

Upcoming National Adoption Events

PetSmart Charities and PetSmart Charities of Canada
National Adoption Weekend | Friday - Sunday, September 12-14, 2014

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Sale prices valid in stores and online July 28 - August 24, 2014 unless otherwise noted. In store and online prices may vary. PetPerks® Membership required for most discounts in store.

Any discount or special offer on this website, including PetPerks offers, are not valid in Puerto Rico unless an offer specifically includes Puerto Rico.

Cualquier descuento u oferta especial en esta página, incluyendo las ofertas de PetPerks, no son válidas en Puerto Rico a menos que alguna oferta en específico indique lo contrario.