Where to Adopt a Cat or Dog

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Here are three non-profits/charity organizations which you can adopt a pet from.

Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS)
  • AARCS Safe Haven is located at 5060 74 Ave SE, Calgary.
  • At the Calgary location, no animals are currently available for viewing.
  • Adoption procedure: complete and submit the adoption application form, join a phone interview, meet and greet the pet, then finalize the adoption.
  • Adoption fees (non-refundable): for cats $60 – $225, and for dogs $ 100 – $550.
  • AARCS Website: https://aarcs.ca/
Pawsitive Match Rescue Foundation
  • Pawsitive Match is located at 84165 Market Mall RPO, Calgary
  • Pawsitive Match saves dogs and cats facing life-threatening circumstances in Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Thailand.
  • Adoption procedure: fill out an application and get approved, meet and greet the pet, and complete a home visit if mandatory, sign contract and pay a fee.
  • Adoption fees: for cats $ 50 –  $200, and for dogs $350 – $550
  • Pawsitive Match’s Website: https://pawsitivematch.org/
Calgary Humane Society (CHS)