Adopt a new member of your family today!

Typically, we have 10-20 dogs and anywhere from 20-75 cats available for adoption. We also generally have an assortment of birds, rabbits, guinea pigs, reptiles and many other small animals. If you can offer any of these animals a loving home, or if you just want to browse, please visit our shelter. Added value for dog / cat  / rabbit adoptions:

  • Spay or neuter
  • Flea treatment

Note: Guinea Pigs also receive flea treatment but are not spayed/neutered. Additional value for dog / cat adoptions: 

  • Deworming
  • Microchip
  • 6 weeks of pet insurance
  • Vaccinations

Note: There are no vaccinations in Canada for bunnies, guinea pigs or “pocket pets”

Adoption Fees

  • Adult Cat – $60
  • Kitten (4 months or younger) – $115
  • Adult Dog – (greater than 25 lbs) – $330
  • Puppy (4 months or younger) – $385
  • Small Adult Dog (25 lbs or under) – $385
  • Bunny – $35
  • Guinea Pig – $25
  • Budgie – $15
  • Fancy Rat – $20
  • Hamster – $15

We also receive ferrets, chinchillas, degus, hedgehogs, reptiles and a variety of other birds/parrots on occasion, adoption fees will vary. A $25 non-refundable deposit is due when an application is submitted and once approved will go toward the adoption fee. If you are adopting a dog, it is a requirement that you purchase a license for the municipality in which you reside prior to pick-up. Licenses for St. Catharines and Thorold are available online at and licenses for Grimsby are sold at our shelter. Prices vary.