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Hernando County Animal Services
is offering a great deal to try to
get our shelter pets into forever homes!
$25 adoption fee
+ $25 sterilization deposit** =
fee + $20 sterilization deposit **=
Come find your new pet today at
19450 Oliver St., Brooksville, FL
Monday: 10:30am – 5:30pm
Tuesday – Friday: 9:30am – 4:30pm
animals at our facility may be available for adoption.
must be observed for
health and temperament and Animal Services reserves the right to refuse to adopt out any animal that is deemed unadoptable.
Animal Services continuously receives friendly,
adorable animals who need loving homes. Our animals come from various sources,
such as stray animals or animals from private homes where to owner can no longer
care for them. Many of them have been neglected or abandoned, but love can make
a big difference in their lives
Dog adoptions are $25 plus a $25 refundable sterilization deposit and Cat adoptions are $20
plus a $20 refundable sterilization deposit. We have teamed up with
PetLuv Spay & Neuter Clinic
and the spay or neuter and 1-yr rabies vaccination is now included in the
adoption fees. If you are a Hernando County resident, you will also receive a
free one-year Hernando County Animal License.
If you would like a friend who will love you
unconditionally and bring joy to your life, please visit our shelter located at
19450 Oliver Street in Brooksville to find your new friend. In order to be
considered for adoption, you are required to complete an application for the
animal you are interested in. All adoptions require an approved application. To
save time, download an adoption application to fill out and bring with you on
We regret that we are unable to maintain a "wish list" and cannot provide
callbacks when particular "wanted" animals (i.e. purebreds, specific colors,
puppies, kittens, etc.) arrive at the shelter. Please continue to check with us
if you are looking for a particular type of animal.
Pet Adoption Information Request
Things to consider when adopting:
Pets cost money. In addition to
the daily expense of food and shelter, there is also the annual expense of
vaccinations and healthcare, and the possibility of unforeseen medical
emergencies that could cost hundreds or thousands of dollars. Is your family
prepared for the financial expense of adopting a pet?
Pets take time. Pets require
constant love and attention. Dogs should attend obedience school and be
walked and exercised on a regular basis. How much time does your family
spend away from home at work or school? Does your family have time to devote
to a pet?
A new family member does not
have to be a puppy or a kitten. Often older dogs are already house broken
and leash trained, and cats may be litter box trained. Older animals have
something to offer too especially for families that don't have time for
Pets are a lifetime commitment.
Many animals will live 13 to 20 years. Are you and your family prepared for
this long-term commitment?
Ask the staff lots of questions.
They spend every day with the animal while it is here. They will be able to
help you determine if the animal's personality will be suitable for your
If you adopt, be patient. It
takes time for your pet to adjust to it's new surroundings and to get used
to a new routine. Be patient and understanding with your new family member.
If problems exist or persist seek professional advice for dealing with
If you have any questions about
adoption please call us at 796-5062 and we will be happy to help you. Remember
that Hernando County Animal Services is a resource for the community.
Every year Animal Services
euthanizes healthy, adoptable animals because there are not enough homes for
them all. Last year Animal Services euthanized 3,590 animals. If you are looking
for a new pet, please visit Animal Services and our staff will be happy to help
you find the right pet for your family.