What is the adoption process at the ASPCA?
How long does it take to adopt a pet?
Can I put a pet on hold?
Once I’ve decided on which pet to adopt, when can I take him home?
How many references do adopters need?
How will I know which dog or cat is right for me?
Will I be able to get to know a pet before I make my decision to adopt?
Do you have purebred animals?
I want to adopt a specific breed or pet of a certain size. Can I submit a request?
Will I be responsible for house training my adopted pet?
Can I expect that the animal I adopt will be obedience-trained?
What if my adopted pet needs obedience classes? Do you have resources?
What if the pet I adopt has behavior problems?
Before bringing my adopted pet home, can I introduce her to the pets I already have?
Is there an adoption fee?
Why isn’t it free to adopt?
Will I be responsible for spaying or neutering my adopted pet?
Will I be responsible for microchipping my adopted pet?
If I adopt from the ASPCA, will I receive special ASPCA medical or veterinary services for my pet?
I’ve just adopted a pet from the ASPCA. Will you follow up to see how it’s going?
What can I expect from my new pet when I bring him home?
What if I adopt a pet, but it's not working out—can I return him?
What if I adopt a pet, but it’s not working out—can I give him to a friend?
Does the ASPCA Adoption Center euthanize animals?
If an animal hasn’t gotten adopted, how long will you keep him in your shelter?
Can I give a pet as a gift?
I found a litter of kittens. Can I bring them to the ASPCA?
I can no longer care for my pet. Can I leave her with the ASPCA?
Do you have species other than dogs and cats at your shelter?
Are pets allowed to live in apartments in NYC?