adoption

  • 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?

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • One year old Onyx (ID 580971) had a family that loved her, but when they lost their home and ended up living in a U-Haul truck, they wanted a better life for their girl so they brought her and her sister to the shelter. The girls are a little shy, but given what they have been through it is understandable. Onyx is sweet and affectionate once she gets use to you and will do best in a quiet home. Can you give her the loving home she deserves?

  • 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.

  • After having the same family for most of his life, Toke (ID 582430) is eager to find another family to love.  This fellow, is an 8 year young, 28 pound Corgi mix who could lose a pound or two.  He is incredibly  sweet, gets along with other dogs, is good with kids and loves to meet new people.  Toke is also potty-trained.  This cutie is sure to put a smile on your face as he smothers you with love. 

  • Sweet Stella (ID 522379) is looking for an active family who will play with her, give her lots of toys and lots of love.  Stella is a 2 year old, 70 pound gal who loves to run and play.  She is good with kids and other dogs and she has a big heart.  Will you be Stella’s new best friend?

  • 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?

  • 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.

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    How a gentleman like Luke (ID 582793) has found himself homeless at 9 years old is a question that no one who has met him yet can answer. Luke was found as a stray in Naples, FL and no one ever came looking for him.  After Hurricane Irma, he was brought to the Humane Society of Broward County to be placed up for adoption.  Don’t let his age deter you, Luke is playful, but also well behaved.  He is calm, sweet, obedient, gets along with kids and is potty-trained.  Luke is heartworm positive, so he’ll need an adopter that lives close to the Humane Society of Broward County as the shelter will pay for and treat Luke as an outpatient.  Can this young at heart fellow be part of your family? 

  • 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?

  • 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?

  • Euro (ID 581549) came all the way from an overcrowded shelter in Puerto Rico to find his forever home.  As you can tell from his photo, three year old Euro loves toys and hopes to have plenty to play with.   Can you give Euro the loving home he deserves?  The adoption fee for dogs over 6 months is $100.

  • Mocha (ID 582593) is a two year old, 74 pound Labrador retriever mix who previously was at a shelter in Key Largo before Hurricane Irma.  The shelter evacuated their animals prior to the storm with all intentions of bringing them back once all was clear.  Sadly, because of the devastation in the Keys, the animals are going to remain at the Humane Society of Broward County so they can find new homes.  Mocha is a fun-loving fellow with a lot of spirit and will do best with an active family.  Mocha loves to play fetch, he likes treats and he knows some basic commands.  This fellow would love a toy box full of toys and a family who will shower him with love.  Can you make his wish come true?

  • 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?

  • Sweet Sara (ID 575736) has been waiting since early May to find a home and doesn’t understand why she is being overlooked.  This gal is just over a year old and only weighs 45 pounds.  Sara is an energetic, playful girl but she calms down after a few minutes of play. She especially loves to chase after balls. After a little obedience training, this princess will fit right into your family.  Stop by and meet her…she could be the girl of your dreams.

  • Calling all cat lovers, Honey (ID 581125) is waiting to meet you.  Sadly after having a home for 10 years Honey’s owner became ill and can no longer care for this sweet fellow.  At 20 pounds there is a lot to love and pet.  Honey is just one of several mature felines looking for a home this week.  When you adopt an older kitty, they tend to be calmer, will let you sleep through the night and might even snuggle on the couch with you.

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    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?

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    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.

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    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.

  • 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? 

  • 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. 

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • (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.

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

  • 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?

  • (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.

  • 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.

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