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Where are you located?

The Ranch
4951 Lorraine Road, Bradenton, Florida 34211


What are your adoption hours?

At this time, we are open Wednesday thru Saturday from 11 to 4. Please fill out an adoption form to start the process.  

How can I see which animals are available for adoption?

We continuously update the “Dogs for Adoption” and “Cats for Adoption” section of this website, as well as our Facebook page with animals in need of loving homes. The animals available for adoption can change daily.


What’s included in the adoption fee?

Our adoption fee includes:

  • An adorable new furry family member
  • Spay/Neuter surgery
  • Microchipping & Microchip registration
  • Up-to-date vaccinations
  • Initial deworming
  • Flea and Tick Prevention
  • Heartworm Test & Prevention


What are the adoption fees?

Our adoption fees vary depending on special promotions throughout the year.

Type of Animal

  • Puppies and small breed $300
  • Dogs $200
  • Senior Dogs (7+ yrs) $100
  • Kittens (Under 1 year) $85
  • Cats $50
  • Senior Cats (7+ yrs) $25

*Our adoption fee is subject to change based on specific circumstances


What should I bring to my adoption?

What should I bring to my adoption?

  • When adopting a dog, we will require that you complete a meet and greet with your existing dog(s). We do not have a meet and greets with cats.
  • Please have your driver’s license with you at the time of adoption.
  • Free time! When adopting, please plan to stay for at least an hour and a half. Depending on the circumstances, adoptions can take more or less time. Especially on the weekends, our busiest time of adoptions, the process may take more time.

I’m interested in adopting an animal. What’s the next step?

Please fill out an online dog or cat adoption form to be pre-approved before coming in. Once your application has been approved, our adoption team will walk you through the process for the animal you are interested in adding to your family.

If you have any questions, please contact    Please do NOT leave a voicemail if you are interested in adopting; all adoption inquiries will be addressed via email.