Adoption

Forsyth County Animal Control has a variety of wonderful companion animals waiting to share a lifetime of love with you and your family. Adopting a pet is a big step in your life and in the pet's life as well. You will be choosing a companion with whom you can expect to spend the next decade or more. Our adoption procedures are designed to help place the right animal in just the right home.

The selection of pets available for adoption changes on a daily basis, and this website listing is updated every night. If you see an animal you are interested in adopting, please print the Detail Report or write down the Animal ID number and come to the Shelter as soon as possible! For fees and other information, please read our Adoption Procedures.

Many of the animals in the adoption program came to the shelter as strays, meaning we don't know their behavioral background or breed information. Each animal in adoption has been evaluated for the positive behavior traits we need to see in adoptable pets before they are placed in adoption. However, the breed/breeds listed for the dogs are often educated guesses. Some of them, patricularly if they are purebred, are easy to identify; others are not. Puppies are the hardest to identify if we don't know their background, because they change so much in their first year. We can make no guarantees about size of breed in these cases.

For more ways to educate yourself about dog and cat breeds, please visit the following links:

A-Z list of recognized dog breeds by AKC

A-Z list of recognized cat breeds by CFA

View/Print an Adoption Application

Adoption Photos

  1. Animal ID: A298947
    Animal ID: A298947 
    Intake Date: 8/27/2014
    Name: SMOKEY
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: MED
    View Detail Report
  2. Animal ID: A298762
    Animal ID: A298762 
    Intake Date: 8/22/2014
    Name: MURTAUGH
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: MED
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  3. Animal ID: A298761
    Animal ID: A298761 
    Intake Date: 8/22/2014
    Name: FRASER
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: MED
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  4. Animal ID: A298700
    Animal ID: A298700 
    Intake Date: 8/21/2014
    Name: SKYWALKER
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  5. Animal ID: A298699
    Animal ID: A298699 
    Intake Date: 8/21/2014
    Name: GALAXY
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  6. Animal ID: A298697
    Animal ID: A298697 
    Intake Date: 8/21/2014
    Name: MONTY
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  7. Animal ID: A298674
    Animal ID: A298674 
    Intake Date: 8/21/2014
    Name: BAILEY
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
    View Detail Report
  8. Animal ID: A298585
    Animal ID: A298585 
    Intake Date: 8/19/2014
    Name: ALO
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
    View Detail Report
  9. Animal ID: A298584
    Animal ID: A298584 
    Intake Date: 8/19/2014
    Name: LOKI
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
    View Detail Report
  10. Animal ID: A298582
    Animal ID: A298582 
    Intake Date: 8/19/2014
    Name: CHERRY
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  11. Animal ID: A298296
    Animal ID: A298296 
    Intake Date: 8/14/2014
    Name: LAILEY
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: SMALL
    View Detail Report
  12. Animal ID: A297898
    Animal ID: A297898 
    Intake Date: 8/8/2014
    Name: STEVE
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: MED
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  13. Animal ID: A297893
    Animal ID: A297893 
    Intake Date: 8/8/2014
    Name: COAL
    Type: CAT
    Sex: N
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: MED
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  14. Animal ID: A297861
    Animal ID: A297861 
    Intake Date: 8/7/2014
    Name: TEMPLETON
    Type: CAT
    Sex: N
    Breed: DOMESTIC LH
    Size: KITTN
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  15. Animal ID: A297773
    Animal ID: A297773 
    Intake Date: 8/6/2014
    Name: KEEKLEY
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
    View Detail Report
  16. Animal ID: A297501
    Animal ID: A297501 
    Intake Date: 8/1/2014
    Name: SMOKEY
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH/MIX
    Size: KITTN
    View Detail Report
  17. Animal ID: A296673
    Animal ID: A296673 
    Intake Date: 7/15/2014
    Name: SELENA
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  18. Animal ID: A296670
    Animal ID: A296670 
    Intake Date: 7/15/2014
    Name: SABRINA
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: MED
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  19. Animal ID: A296652
    Animal ID: A296652 
    Intake Date: 7/14/2014
    Name: LULU
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  20. Animal ID: A296651
    Animal ID: A296651 
    Intake Date: 7/14/2014
    Name: HELEN
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  21. Animal ID: A296650
    Animal ID: A296650 
    Intake Date: 7/14/2014
    Name: MIMI
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: MED
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  22. Animal ID: A296646
    Animal ID: A296646 
    Intake Date: 7/14/2014
    Name: MOLLY
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: SMALL
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  23. Animal ID: A295284
    Animal ID: A295284 
    Intake Date: 6/18/2014
    Name: KENZIE
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  24. Animal ID: A295282
    Animal ID: A295282 
    Intake Date: 6/18/2014
    Name: ZIBA
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  25. Animal ID: A294555
    Animal ID: A294555 
    Intake Date: 5/31/2014
    Name: BISCUIT
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  26. Animal ID: A293588
    Animal ID: A293588 
    Intake Date: 8/1/2014
    Name: SCAR
    Type: CAT
    Sex: N
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  27. Animal ID: A293457
    Animal ID: A293457 
    Intake Date: 8/5/2014
    Name: MAX
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: MED
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  28. Animal ID: A298739
    Animal ID: A298739 
    Intake Date: 8/22/2014
    Name: OMEGA
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: CHIHUAHUA LH
    Size: TOY
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  29. Animal ID: A298692
    Animal ID: A298692 
    Intake Date: 8/21/2014
    Name: LEWEY
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR
    Size: PUPPY
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  30. Animal ID: A298691
    Animal ID: A298691 
    Intake Date: 8/21/2014
    Name: DEWEY
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR
    Size: PUPPY
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  31. Animal ID: A298690
    Animal ID: A298690 
    Intake Date: 8/21/2014
    Name: HUEY
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR
    Size: PUPPY
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  32. Animal ID: A298689
    Animal ID: A298689 
    Intake Date: 8/21/2014
    Name: LOUIE
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR
    Size: PUPPY
    View Detail Report
  33. Animal ID: A298381
    Animal ID: A298381 
    Intake Date: 8/15/2014
    Name: CHICKLET
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: DACHSHUND SH/PUG
    Size: TOY
    View Detail Report
  34. Animal ID: A298303
    Animal ID: A298303 
    Intake Date: 8/14/2014
    Name: ODIE
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: TERRIER
    Size: SMALL
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  35. Animal ID: A298192
    Animal ID: A298192 
    Intake Date: 8/12/2014
    Name: KING
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: PIT BULL
    Size: MED
    View Detail Report
  36. Animal ID: A298189
    Animal ID: A298189 
    Intake Date: 8/12/2014
    Name: SAM
    Type: DOG
    Sex: N
    Breed: ENG FOXHOUND
    Size: MED
    View Detail Report
  37. Animal ID: A298140
    Animal ID: A298140 
    Intake Date: 8/11/2014
    Name: JAKE
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: COCKER SPAN/MIX
    Size: PUPPY
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  38. Animal ID: A298111
    Animal ID: A298111 
    Intake Date: 8/11/2014
    Name: EBONY
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: BOXER/AM PIT BULL TER
    Size: MED
    View Detail Report
  39. Animal ID: A297794
    Animal ID: A297794 
    Intake Date: 8/7/2014
    Name: BOO RADLEY
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR/MIX
    Size: SMALL
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  40. Animal ID: A297759
    Animal ID: A297759 
    Intake Date: 8/6/2014
    Name: BENJAMIN
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR/MIX
    Size: MED
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  41. Animal ID: A297114
    Animal ID: A297114 
    Intake Date: 7/24/2014
    Name: ALLIE
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: HOUND/CHINESE SHARPEI
    Size: MED
    View Detail Report
  42. Animal ID: A296867
    Animal ID: A296867 
    Intake Date: 7/21/2014
    Name: CLARA
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR/MIX
    Size: PUPPY
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  43. Animal ID: A296147
    Animal ID: A296147 
    Intake Date: 7/7/2014
    Name: PIPER
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: CAROLINA DOG/MIX
    Size: MED
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  44. Animal ID: A295564
    Animal ID: A295564 
    Intake Date: 6/26/2014
    Name: POPI
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: PIT BULL/MIX
    Size: MED
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  45. Animal ID: A295396
    Animal ID: A295396 
    Intake Date: 6/21/2014
    Name: OLIVER
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: TERRIER/MIX
    Size: MED
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  46. Animal ID: A293608
    Animal ID: A293608 
    Intake Date: 8/30/2014
    Name: DOTTIE
    Type: DOG
    Sex: S
    Breed: CHIHUAHUA SH/MIN PINSCHER
    Size: PUPPY
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