Pet adoption application

To apply to adopt a pet, make an appointment at Minneapolis Animal Care & Control and complete an application.

Before you begin

To apply to adopt a pet:

  1. Visit us during walk-in hours to meet available animals. 
  2. Complete an application, either in advance or when you come to the shelter.

Contact us

Minneapolis Animal Care & Control






Animal Care & Control
212 17th Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55411

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Shelter hours

Call to make an appointment for vaccines, foster pick-up/drop off, or another reason not listed here. 

Walk-in visits for adoption
Monday through Friday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed on City holidays

See list of City holidays

Field service hours

For non-emergency requests, please call 311 and an officer will respond in the order in which the call was received.

For emergency situations, please call 911.