Adoptions

Interested in adopting a shelter pet?

We update our online adoptable pets regularly. However, not every animal in our care is online. If you are interested in adopting a cat or dog, we encourage you to visit Hamilton Animal Services and meet all of our adoptable animals.

Hamilton Animal Services
247 Dartnall Road
Hamilton, L8W 3V9
Phone: 905 574-3433
Email: animalservices@hamilton.ca

Shelter Hours
Monday to Friday - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday - 10 am to 2 pm
Closed on Sundays & Holidays

Adoption services close one hour prior to shelter closing.

Pet of the Week

Adoption Fees


Cats: $169.50 HST included

Fee includes:

  • spaying or neutering
  • microchipping
  • vaccination
  • rabies vaccination
  • deworming
  • flea treatment
  • lifetime Cat Registration for City of Hamilton adopters.


Dogs: $287.50 HST included

Fee includes:

  • spaying or neutering
  • microchipping
  • vaccination
  • rabies vaccination
  • deworming
  • flea treatment
  • first year City of Hamilton dog licence.

We work with many community partners to find homes for the pets that come into our shelter. If we do not have what you are looking for, please consider contacting our partners.