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You can search online to view animals available for adoption or visit the Clarington Animal Shelter.

Adoption hours are Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and
Saturday 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Adoption fees

Adopt a dog: $95
Adopt a cat: $130

If cats/kittens are too young to be spayed or neutered, a $75 rebate certificate is provided once owners bring in proof of the above procedure within 120 days from the date of adoption.

Both cats and dogs are micro-chipped and have a first vaccine. You will receive a free Clarington municipal licence and 30 days of shelter care pet insurance.

Meet and greet

We encourage all family members, including dogs, to participate in the meet and greet portion of the adoption process to ensure your chosen pet is the right fit for the entire family. We would have you meet the dog of interest first and bring your dog back for a second visit.

MewFeatured Pets - Mew and Whis

Hi, I'm Mew, an orange and white neutered tabby who is about a year and a half old. I was surrendered with my brother, Whis, and since we're bonded, we are required to be adopted together. Because of our history, the staff feels we would do best in a quiet home without any small children or other animals. I can be a little shy at first, but that's mainly because the shelter environment is so new and different from what I'm used to.


Hi, I'm Whis! I am a white and brown tabby, neutered male, Domestic Shorthair cat. The staff believes I'm about six years old. I have been adopted from the shelter and returned twice, both times through no fault of my own. I am the kind of cat who loves to be around people. If you like petting, purrs, and paws kneading your lap, I think we might have a lot in common.

If you're like us and you're looking for someone who enjoys quiet times and togetherness, feel free to ask one of the staff members for more information! We come micro-chipped, vaccinated, and licenced if you live in Clarington.

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