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

Pet adoption: Monday through Friday between 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday hours are extended until 7:00 p.m.

Closed on City holidays

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No scheduled appointment times are needed for pet adoptions.
Other services: Use our appointment scheduler