adoption

  • Adoption: Searching The World For You

     

    Little Man (ID 580410) isn’t that little, but he hopes that doesn’t deter you from welcoming him into your home.  This handsome three year old59 pound border collie mix is sweet and will do best with an active family.  He came to the Humane Society of Broward County from another shelter so he is hoping his luck will change here.  Can Little Man be the new fellow in your life?

  • Adoption: She'll Steal the Show!

     

    Cher (ID 578117) wants to be your superstar!  She and her BFF Sunny are 11 month old siblings who would love to find a home where they can stay together.  They can often be seen playing together and promise to keep you entertained for hours.  You can adopt these two felines and pay one $30 adoption fee.

  • 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: Sweet Older Boys

    Sweet Elvis (ID 583552) finds himself all alone after his owner passed away.  At 11 years young, he has a lot of competition with the younger felines, but hopes you have room in your heart and home for him.  Elvis is a sweet and social fellow who gets along with other kitties.  Can this super-star be part of your family? 

  • 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.

  • Anti-LGBT Adoption Measure Defeated in the House

    (WB) The U.S. House skirted a proposed measure on Wednesday that would have inhibited adoption rights for LGBT couples, approving major appropriations legislation that omitted the initiative.

  • Australia Lifts Ban on Same-Sex Adoption in All Territories

    Same-sex couples can now adopt children in any state or territory in Australia.

  • 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?

  • Berlin Gay Couple Become 1st to Adopt Child in Germany

    (AP) Two men in Berlin have become the first same-sex couple in Germany to jointly adopt a child - a boy who has been living with them since shortly after birth.

  • 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 Allow Agencies to Deny Adoptions Based on Religious Beliefs

    (CNN) The State Senate is expected to vote on a controversial bill Friday that would allow adoption agencies the right to deny an adoption based on religious beliefs.

  • 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.

  • California Mediator: No More Discrimination from Adoption Agencies

    (AP) Los Angeles Mediator and Conflict Resolution Consultant Mark Baer contends that legalizing discrimination against LGBT people, by individuals and organizations employed or funded by the government, is a reflection of moral decay within our society.

  • Celebrating Gay Pride in Uganda: 'We Want To Show That We're Not Aliens'

    (CNN) -- Uganda's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and intersex (LGBTI) community is preparing for its annual gay pride parade, taking place on Saturday 8 August. This year's event has special significance -- it's been a year since the controversial anti-gay law was scrapped.

  • Colombia High Court Rules for Adoptions By Same-Sex Couples

    In a historic decision, Colombia's constitutional court opened the door Wednesday for same-sex couples to legally adopt children in the conservative South American nation.