Available Animals

How to Adopt

Our adoption centers are open daily from 12:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m., closed Wednesdays.

Adoptions are on a drop-in, first-come, first-served basis.

When you arrive, please stop by the front desk to meet with a counselor. Visitors are accompanied by staff or volunteers to keep our animals comfortable and minimize their stress.

For general questions, email [email protected] or call 805-964-4777.

Looking for a lost or stray pet?

Available Animals

Select from the following options to narrow your search results by location and animal type.

Click the to favorite an animal.

Theo

NAME:

Theo

AGE:

6 years 1 month

SEX:

Male

LOCATION:

Santa Barbara Campus

Binx

Sponsored Adoption

NAME:

Binx

AGE:

7 years 6 months

SEX:

Male

LOCATION:

Santa Barbara Campus

Miles

NAME:

Miles

AGE:

3 years 7 months

SEX:

Male

LOCATION:

Santa Barbara Campus

Bear

NAME:

Bear

AGE:

3 years 7 months

SEX:

Male

LOCATION:

Santa Barbara Campus

Sherbie

NAME:

Sherbie

AGE:

8 months

SEX:

Male

LOCATION:

Santa Barbara Campus

Ellie

NAME:

Ellie

AGE:

10 months

SEX:

Female

LOCATION:

Santa Maria Campus

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Adoption Fees

  • Kittens (under six months) $150

    Adopt a second kitten for $75

  • Cats (six months to seven years) $75

    Two-for-one bonded pairs

  • Senior Cats (over seven years) $25

    Two-for-one bonded pairs

  • Puppies (under six months) $225
  • Dogs (six months to seven years) $175
  • Senior Dogs (over seven years) $75
  • VIP Super Pets (animals in high demand) $300 and Up

Adoption fees help support our shelter operations, including veterinary care, dog training, and foster programs.

All U.S. service members receive the following discounted adoptions:

  • Active Duty Service Members: 20% off regular price adoption fees (excludes VIP)
  • Retired Service Members: Free regular priced adoptions and 50% off VIP

Look for these badges!

lonely hearts club Lonely Hearts Club

Adoption fees are waived on all Lonely Hearts Club animals. Some dogs and cats can be camera shy, others need more time to heal from a medical need, then there are those who need to meet you to get a chance to warm up. To help these special pups and kitties stand out, the Lonely Hearts Club was created! This Lonely Hearts badge means an animal has been at the shelter longer than most and may need special attention from pet owners like you. 

Sponsored Adoption Sponsored Adoption

Your adoption fee is pre-paid by generous community members. Some animals are wagging and purring with delight to already have their adoption fees covered by generous community members who want to help them on their journey to a new home. Look for this badge to see if an adoption fee has been paid. If you want to make a difference by sponsoring an adoption fee, call 805-222-0139.

super pet vip VIP Super Pets

VIP Super Pets are excluded from adoption promotions and discounts. VIP animals are those that are in high demand and quickly find a loving home. You will notice that VIP Super Pets have higher adoption prices — this is because they leave a financial legacy for the other animals in our care who may need extensive medical care or more time to find a loving home. 

Adoption Guides

santa barbara humane cat kitten adoption packet

Cat & Kitten

Adoption Packet

santa barbara humane dog adoption packet

Dog

Adoption Packet

santa barbara humane puppy adoption packet

Puppy

Adoption Packet

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Our precautions for visiting during COVID-19

To protect the health of our staff, volunteers, and guests, we’ve implemented safety protocols for adoptions, veterinary appointments, and animal intakes. Please read our FAQs During COVID-19 to help you plan your visit.

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