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: A301226
    Animal ID: A301226 
    Intake Date: 10/14/2014
    Name: EDEN
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: SMALL
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  2. Animal ID: A301225
    Animal ID: A301225 
    Intake Date: 10/14/2014
    Name: ABRA
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  3. Animal ID: A301224
    Animal ID: A301224 
    Intake Date: 10/14/2014
    Name: HARPO
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: SMALL
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  4. Animal ID: A301223
    Animal ID: A301223 
    Intake Date: 10/14/2014
    Name: SABRA
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: SMALL
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  5. Animal ID: A301222
    Animal ID: A301222 
    Intake Date: 10/14/2014
    Name: MIRABEL
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: SMALL
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  6. Animal ID: A301111
    Animal ID: A301111 
    Intake Date: 10/10/2014
    Name: FRANK
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC MH
    Size: LARGE
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  7. Animal ID: A301054
    Animal ID: A301054 
    Intake Date: 10/9/2014
    Name: PIPER
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: MED
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  8. Animal ID: A301043
    Animal ID: A301043 
    Intake Date: 10/9/2014
    Name: BIDDIE
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH/MIX
    Size: KITTN
    View Detail Report
  9. Animal ID: A301042
    Animal ID: A301042 
    Intake Date: 10/9/2014
    Name: JEWEL
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH/MIX
    Size: MED
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  10. Animal ID: A300967
    Animal ID: A300967 
    Intake Date: 10/7/2014
    Name: OPAL
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC MH
    Size: KITTN
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  11. Animal ID: A300916
    Animal ID: A300916 
    Intake Date: 10/6/2014
    Name: LILLIAN
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: SMALL
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  12. Animal ID: A300891
    Animal ID: A300891 
    Intake Date: 10/6/2014
    Name: KARA
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  13. Animal ID: A300820
    Animal ID: A300820 
    Intake Date: 10/4/2014
    Name: SIMON
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH/MIX
    Size: MED
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  14. Animal ID: A300762
    Animal ID: A300762 
    Intake Date: 10/2/2014
    Name: RUFUS
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  15. Animal ID: A300761
    Animal ID: A300761 
    Intake Date: 10/2/2014
    Name: WALT
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  16. Animal ID: A300395
    Animal ID: A300395 
    Intake Date: 9/25/2014
    Name: FORD
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: LARGE
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  17. Animal ID: A300225
    Animal ID: A300225 
    Intake Date: 9/22/2014
    Name: ELTON
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC MH
    Size: KITTN
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  18. Animal ID: A300204
    Animal ID: A300204 
    Intake Date: 9/22/2014
    Name: WHITNEY
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: MED
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  19. Animal ID: A300201
    Animal ID: A300201 
    Intake Date: 9/22/2014
    Name: ALBERT
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  20. Animal ID: A299791
    Animal ID: A299791 
    Intake Date: 9/16/2014
    Name: RAMON
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: SMALL
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  21. Animal ID: A299296
    Animal ID: A299296 
    Intake Date: 9/4/2014
    Name: VICTOR
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC MH
    Size: KITTN
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  22. Animal ID: A299295
    Animal ID: A299295 
    Intake Date: 9/4/2014
    Name: MARIE
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC MH
    Size: KITTN
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  23. Animal ID: A299293
    Animal ID: A299293 
    Intake Date: 9/4/2014
    Name: MIRANDA
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC MH
    Size: MED
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  24. Animal ID: A299272
    Animal ID: A299272 
    Intake Date: 9/3/2014
    Name: LADY POUNCE
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  25. Animal ID: A299195
    Animal ID: A299195 
    Intake Date: 9/2/2014
    Name: ELLIE
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  26. Animal ID: A298762
    Animal ID: A298762 
    Intake Date: 8/22/2014
    Name: MURRAY
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: MED
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  27. Animal ID: A298585
    Animal ID: A298585 
    Intake Date: 8/19/2014
    Name: ALO
    Type: CAT
    Sex: F
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  28. Animal ID: A295463
    Animal ID: A295463 
    Intake Date: 6/24/2014
    Name: MONKEY
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC MH
    Size: KITTN
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  29. Animal ID: A295462
    Animal ID: A295462 
    Intake Date: 6/24/2014
    Name: CHEDDAR
    Type: CAT
    Sex: M
    Breed: DOMESTIC MH
    Size: KITTN
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  30. Animal ID: A294556
    Animal ID: A294556 
    Intake Date: 9/12/2014
    Name: BUTTERS
    Type: CAT
    Sex: N
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: KITTN
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  31. Animal ID: A242934
    Animal ID: A242934 
    Intake Date: 7/22/2014
    Name: LILLY
    Type: CAT
    Sex: S
    Breed: DOMESTIC MH
    Size: MED
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  32. Animal ID: A242868
    Animal ID: A242868 
    Intake Date: 7/22/2014
    Name: POWDER
    Type: CAT
    Sex: S
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: MED
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  33. Animal ID: A242867
    Animal ID: A242867 
    Intake Date: 7/22/2014
    Name: MABEL
    Type: CAT
    Sex: S
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: MED
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  34. Animal ID: A242864
    Animal ID: A242864 
    Intake Date: 7/22/2014
    Name: BRIDGIE
    Type: CAT
    Sex: S
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: SMALL
    View Detail Report
  35. Animal ID: A242860
    Animal ID: A242860 
    Intake Date: 7/22/2014
    Name: MINNIE
    Type: CAT
    Sex: S
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: MED
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  36. Animal ID: A242855
    Animal ID: A242855 
    Intake Date: 7/22/2014
    Name: MAX
    Type: CAT
    Sex: N
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: SMALL
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  37. Animal ID: A242854
    Animal ID: A242854 
    Intake Date: 7/22/2014
    Name: BLU
    Type: CAT
    Sex: N
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: MED
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  38. Animal ID: A185831
    Animal ID: A185831 
    Intake Date: 10/1/2014
    Name: JANIE
    Type: CAT
    Sex: S
    Breed: DOMESTIC SH
    Size: SMALL
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  39. Animal ID: A066221
    Animal ID: A066221 
    Intake Date: 10/1/2014
    Name: GRACIE GIRL
    Type: CAT
    Sex: S
    Breed: DOMESTIC LH
    Size: KITTN
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  40. Animal ID: A301380
    Animal ID: A301380 
    Intake Date: 10/17/2014
    Name: TURBO
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: BEAGLE/BEAGLE
    Size: MED
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  41. Animal ID: A301316
    Animal ID: A301316 
    Intake Date: 10/16/2014
    Name: MOE
    Type: DOG
    Sex: N
    Breed: AM PIT BULL TER/MIX
    Size: MED
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  42. Animal ID: A301248
    Animal ID: A301248 
    Intake Date: 10/14/2014
    Name: PIPER
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: SCHNAUZER MIN
    Size: PUPPY
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  43. Animal ID: A301242
    Animal ID: A301242 
    Intake Date: 10/14/2014
    Name: LUCY
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: BOXER
    Size: LARGE
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  44. Animal ID: A301228
    Animal ID: A301228 
    Intake Date: 10/14/2014
    Name: NORI
    Type: DOG
    Sex: N
    Breed: PUG/CHIHUAHUA SH
    Size: TOY
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  45. Animal ID: A301221
    Animal ID: A301221 
    Intake Date: 10/14/2014
    Name: HARPER
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR/MIX
    Size: MED
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  46. Animal ID: A301220
    Animal ID: A301220 
    Intake Date: 10/14/2014
    Name: KING
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: BOXER/PIT BULL
    Size: PUPPY
    View Detail Report
  47. Animal ID: A301217
    Animal ID: A301217 
    Intake Date: 10/14/2014
    Name: GWYNN
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR/PIT BULL
    Size: PUPPY
    View Detail Report
  48. Animal ID: A301216
    Animal ID: A301216 
    Intake Date: 10/14/2014
    Name: BRADLEY
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR/PIT BULL
    Size: PUPPY
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  49. Animal ID: A301152
    Animal ID: A301152 
    Intake Date: 10/11/2014
    Name: DOLLY
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: BOXER
    Size: LARGE
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  50. Animal ID: A301053
    Animal ID: A301053 
    Intake Date: 10/9/2014
    Name: SANDY
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR/MIX
    Size: PUPPY
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  51. Animal ID: A300884
    Animal ID: A300884 
    Intake Date: 10/6/2014
    Name: VIVIAN
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: GERM SHEPHERD/MIX
    Size: MED
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  52. Animal ID: A300815
    Animal ID: A300815 
    Intake Date: 10/4/2014
    Name: FLOSSY
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: PIT BULL
    Size: LARGE
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  53. Animal ID: A300769
    Animal ID: A300769 
    Intake Date: 10/2/2014
    Name: FREDDY
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: PIT BULL/MIX
    Size: PUPPY
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  54. Animal ID: A300768
    Animal ID: A300768 
    Intake Date: 10/2/2014
    Name: EMILY
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: PIT BULL/MIX
    Size: PUPPY
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  55. Animal ID: A300491
    Animal ID: A300491 
    Intake Date: 9/25/2014
    Name: POPS
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR/TERRIER
    Size: MED
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  56. Animal ID: A300396
    Animal ID: A300396 
    Intake Date: 9/25/2014
    Name: DAISY
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: PLOTT HOUND/PIT BULL
    Size: LARGE
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  57. Animal ID: A300334
    Animal ID: A300334 
    Intake Date: 9/24/2014
    Name: EFFIE
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: CHOW CHOW/MIX
    Size: LARGE
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  58. Animal ID: A300133
    Animal ID: A300133 
    Intake Date: 9/21/2014
    Name: DERRICK
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR/MIX
    Size: PUPPY
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  59. Animal ID: A300132
    Animal ID: A300132 
    Intake Date: 9/30/2014
    Name: JETER
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR/MIX
    Size: PUPPY
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  60. Animal ID: A299772
    Animal ID: A299772 
    Intake Date: 9/16/2014
    Name: INDIE
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: AM PIT BULL TER
    Size: PUPPY
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  61. Animal ID: A299468
    Animal ID: A299468 
    Intake Date: 9/8/2014
    Name: MOYA
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR/MIX
    Size: MED
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  62. Animal ID: A299366
    Animal ID: A299366 
    Intake Date: 9/5/2014
    Name: DODGER
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR
    Size: MED
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  63. Animal ID: A299142
    Animal ID: A299142 
    Intake Date: 8/30/2014
    Name: OSCAR
    Type: DOG
    Sex: M
    Breed: TERRIER/MIX
    Size: SMALL
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  64. Animal ID: A298926
    Animal ID: A298926 
    Intake Date: 9/29/2014
    Name: PANKO
    Type: DOG
    Sex: N
    Breed: PIT BULL
    Size: LARGE
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  65. Animal ID: A298649
    Animal ID: A298649 
    Intake Date: 8/21/2014
    Name: BUFFY
    Type: DOG
    Sex: F
    Breed: HOUND
    Size: MED
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  66. 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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  67. Animal ID: A296790
    Animal ID: A296790 
    Intake Date: 9/20/2014
    Name: RILEY
    Type: DOG
    Sex: N
    Breed: LABRADOR RETR/BOXER
    Size: PUPPY
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  68. Animal ID: A295564
    Animal ID: A295564 
    Intake Date: 9/15/2014
    Name: POPI
    Type: DOG
    Sex: N
    Breed: PIT BULL/MIX
    Size: MED
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