adoption

  • A Good Boy

    Fun-loving fellow looking for an active family…can you make his wish come true?  Abraham (ID 570748) is a one-year-old, 66-pound Doberman pinscher mix who has lots of spirit.  He loves to play ball, is good with other dogs and older kids.  Abraham would benefit from going to obedience classes so he can learn how to be the perfect gentleman.  Can he be part of your family?

  • A Star With Stripes

    Are you looking for a big, loveable, feline to be part of your family?  If so, the one and only Garfield (ID 571433) is waiting to meet you at the Humane Society of Broward County.  He is a 7 year young, 16 pound fellow, who gets along with other felines, is very sweet and out-going and he likes to cuddle.  Can Garfield make memories with you?

  • Adoption Scheduled For Kids of Couple In Gay Marriage Suit

    PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) - Formal adoption of children by a same-sex couple who challenged Michigan's ban on gay marriage will be held in Oakland County Circuit Court.

  • Adoption Set for Children of Couple in Gay Marriage Case

    PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) - Formal adoption of children by a same-sex couple who challenged Michigan's ban on gay marriage is taking place in Oakland County Circuit Court.

  • Adoption: A Marvelous Pup

    Marvelous Maggie (ID 577626) is a three year old, American Staffordshire terrier mix who adores kids and loves to be with people. Maggie walks well on a leash, is potty-trained and enjoys being splashed with a water hose.

  • Adoption: Archer & Arrow

    If you want to double your fun, you can adopt two feline and pay one adoption fee and four month old brothers Archer (ID 578119) and Arrow (ID 578120) hope you will do just that. This duo previously lived with kids ages seven and up and they get along with other pets. They are sweet, playful and have outgoing personaltiies...the only thing missing is a family to love. Can they be a part of your family?

  • Adoption: Bundles of Furbabies

    Pepper (ID 574954) and Casper (ID 574953) are three year old sisters who are looking for a home where they can stay together.  Can you make their wish come true?  This lovely duo get along with other cats and dogs and with their long luxurious coats, will need a family who can devote time to brushing them so they are always looking their best.  Now you can adopt these sisters and pay just one $30 adoption…might just be the best money you spend this month.

  • Adoption: Get Yourself A Big Boy

    Big, handsome Bruce (ID 575948) wants you to come and meet him.  At 6 years young and 101 pounds there is a lot of this American Bulldog mix to love!  Sadly after having a home his entire life, the landlord said he had to go.  Bruce is super sweet, was submissive to the small dogs that lived in the home, knows basic command and is potty-trained.  Remember it’s not how big you are but how well behaved and Bruce really is a good boy who is looking for a family to love…could it be you?

  • Adoption: Give Her a Piece of Your Heart

    If you’re looking to add a sweet treat to your home, Kit Kat (ID 575432) is waiting to meet you.  Kit Kat is a 3-year-old, 21-pound fellow who is affectionate, enjoys playing with string toys and catnip and he even likes belly rubs…he is not your typical feline.  Kit Kat will do best in a home with older kids who can keep him entertained.   Can he be part of your family?

  • Adoption: Looking for Love

    Sweet Sammy (ID 577243) is looking for a forever home…can you make his wish come true?  After eight years his family decided they no longer had time for loveable Sammy so now he needs another family to love.  At 19 pounds there is a lot of Sammy to love!  This fellow gets along with other felines and likes people of all ages.  He is playful and affectionate and really hopes you’ll give him a chance.  Can Sweet Sammy be part of your family?

  • Adoption: She's A Good Sport

     

    Xena (ID 574874) is also looking for a forever home.  After having a great home her for the past 3 years, her family moved out of the country and could not take her along.  Xena is a 54 pound, American Staffordshire terrier mix who is a sweet gal that has a lot of spirit, so she will do best with an active family.  This brindle beauty, likes people of all ages and she really likes to play with rope toys.  Adopt Xena and her adoption fee is sponsored thanks to Dolly’s Dream, a program devoted to helping bully breed dogs.   She also gets to go home with the goodies she will need to settle into her new home.

  • Adoption: Tails of Legend

    Four-year-old Squeakers (ID 576041) sadly was given up because someone developed allergies.  This 15-pound gal is described as being quite the princess.  She loves to be held and will even perch herself on your shoulder while you sit on the couch.  Squeakers enjoys using a scratching post, likes running water from the faucet and she gets along with calm dogs. Oh, and one other thing… she likes to tell you stories, so be sure you’re ready to listen. 

  • Adoption: The Biggest Heart

    Beautiful Scarlett (ID 578372) is a 4 year old, 60 pound American bulldog/mastiff mix who is incredibly sweet, gives hugs and kisses and never stops wagging her tail.  This gal is smart, treat motivated and loves attention.  She came from another shelter in hopes of finding a forever home here in South Florida, can you make her wish come true?

  • Alabama Gay Couple Wants Court Victory To Take Effect

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The couple whose lawsuit led to a judge overturning Alabama’s ban on gay marriage on Thursday urged an appellate court to let the ruling stand and reject the state’s effort to put it on hold.

  • Alabama Supreme Court changes ruling in lesbian adoption case

    (AP) The Alabama Supreme Court has voided its earlier decision not to recognize a lesbian couple’s adoption that was carried out in another state.

  • Austria Lifts Adoption Restrictions For Gay Couples

    VIENNA (AP) — Austria's Constitutional Court has ruled that gay couples have the same right as heterosexuals to adopt children.

  • Ayo Captain Jack

    Handsome Jack Sparrow (ID 571584) has been through a lot these last few weeks and is now looking for a home to settle into.  This 2 year young fellow was hit by a car and had to have one of his legs amputated because the injury was so bad.  He is making a fabulous recovery and is now ready to be adopted.  He is sweet, loves to have his chin scratched and came from a home were there were other cats and he was fine.   He would just prefer a home without dogs as they scare him.  Can Jack be part of your family?

  • Big Boys Know Best

    Now if you like BIG cats, Panchito (ID 281776) is the fellow for you.  This handsome black and white fellow is 10 years young, and tips the scale at 21 pounds!  He is bigger than some dogs.  Panchito has quite the personality and because he is in one of our community cat rooms, we have discovered that this fellow likes to redecorate at night.  He moves the pillows and blankets around his room and sometimes hides under them.  Panchito gets along with other pets and would do best in a home with older kids.

  • Bill Would Toss Adoption Preference For Heterosexual Couples

    Democrats in the Arizona Legislature want a law that requires judges to give preferences to married heterosexual couples in adoption stricken from the books.

  • Book Chronicles Life of Mother of LGBT Equality Movement

    As the LGBT community basks in the recent victory for marriage equality, we should not forget the pioneers of the movement says Tracy Baim, author of a new biography of Barbara Gittings, 1932-2007.