7 places you need to know about where you can adopt a pet in Mobile

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Cats are available at Purrfect Partners of Mobile. Photo via Purrfect Partners of Mobile

With fall approaching and the temperature cooling, you may be wanting to adopt a pet in Mobile. Maybe you want some canine company for an outdoor dining experience and your next night at the bar. Or, you may want to adopt while shelters are battling total capacity. Either way, we’ve rounded up seven local places where you can adopt a pet in Mobile this fall.

1. Mobile County Animal Shelter is one place you can adopt a pet in Mobile

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1-year-old Ticker is only $20 dollars to adopt from the Mobile County Animal Shelter! Photo via The Mobile County Animal Shelter

Mobile County Animal Shelter, which has currently reached capacity, has temporarily lowered the adoption fees of adult dogs to $20 and puppies to $40. Adoption fees include vaccines, spay/neuter, and microchips.

Find their commonly asked questions.

2. Mobile SPCA has plenty of whiskers and tails to choose from

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Penny is currently available for adoption at Mobile SPCA. Photo via Mobile SPCA

Apply to adopt a pet from Mobile SPCA.

In addition to a spay/neuter, vaccines, and microchips, their adoption package includes collars, tags, a leash, pet food, and general grooming for your future best friend.

3. Azalea City Cat Coalition is a great stop for cat lovers

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Frankie is currently available for adoption from the Azalea City Cat Coalition. Photo via Azalea City Cat Coalition

Hey, cool cats and kittens! Azalea City Cat Coalition is a charity organization that runs a trap, neuter, return program and fosters and adopts out cats and kittens.

You might just find the purrfect cat.

4. Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) is a great place to adopt a pet in Mobile

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Kanga is Currently available at ARF. Photo via Animal Rescue Foundation

The Animal Rescue Foundation is offering $25 cat adoptions for September.

Due to COVID-19, ARF is currently operating by appointment only.

5. B&B Pet Stop Inc. has some adorable adoption options

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B&B Pet Stop Inc. has adoption events once a month. Photo via Alabama Animal Welfare Coalition on Facebook

Once a month, B&B Pet hosts an adoption event for cats and kittens from the Alabama Animal Welfare Coalition.

Their next adoption event will be on October 10th. The hours listed are for the adoption event, not the shop.

6. City of Mobile Animal Shelter is always a good place to adopt a pet in Mobile

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Zeel is a pitbull terrier mix looking for his forever home. Photo via City of Mobile Animal Shelter

The City of Mobile Animal Shelter promotes a “no healthy death” mission and uses its platform to find lost strays forever homes.

7. PURRfect Partners of Mobile is, well, purrfect if you’re looking for a feline friend

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Pretty Piper from PURRfect Partners of Mobile poses for a photo. Photo via PURRfect Partners of Mobile

PURRfect Partners of Mobile is a local nonprofit that works closely with other organizations to solve many of the cat community’s issues. They aim to find stray cats loving homes.


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