How to Adopt - Boston

Before You Visit

Plan a Visit

Visit us during our open hours. Our selection of animals changes daily, so please visit us often to find your perfect match.

Some Requirements

Estimated Adoption Fees (and what’s included)

All adoptions include Adoption Counseling and Take Home Care Info in addition to the below.


Puppy (5 months and under): $550

You can purchase a leash and collar for your adopted dog at the Adoption Center or you can bring one with you.

 Adult Dog (6 months and over): $250-$450*

You can purchase a leash and collar for your adopted dog at the Adoption Center or you can bring one with you.

Cats and Kittens

Adult Cat (1 year and older): $150

Kitten (under 1 year): $250

Senior Cat (9 years and older): $50, thanks to the Ivan Smith Adoption Challenge

You can purchase a cat carrier at the Adoption Center or you can bring one with you.

Rabbit: $75

Ferret: $75

Chinchilla: $50

Small Mammal: $10

Mice, Rats, Gerbils, Hamsters, Degus, etc.

Guinea Pig: $25

Bird: Adoption Fee Varies

Cockatiel, Conure, Lovebird, Parakeet, Finch, Canary, Dove, Cockatoo, Macaw, African Gray, etc.


 We sell a variety of pet care items including food, dishes, grooming tools, leashes, collars, toys, carriers, crates, cat litter and litter pans, toys, and scratching posts. 100% of the proceeds from our retail sales benefit the animals!


 

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Browse our adoptable animal listings from all MSPCA shelters to get an idea of which animals are currently waiting for a new home, and to learn more about them.

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