We are an online community that connects people who want to adopt a pet with people who need to find their pet a new home.

Want to adopt a pet?

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Want to adopt a pet?

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Need to give up your pet?

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What we do

Direct adoption, from one good home to another. That keeps pets out of shelters.

"This is the future of pet adoption."
Vincent Medley Executive Director, ACCT Philly
Why Get Your Pet?

The best way to save beloved pets is to keep them out of the shelter system. That’s what Get Your Pet does. It’s better in every way.

Adopters meet and learn about pets from the Guardians (owners) who know them best.

Local Veterinarians examine pets and vaccinate them against rabies, if needed, at no extra charge before adoption.

Pets go directly from one loving home to another. Less stress. Less chance of illness or death.

Everyone benefits with Get Your Pet.

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Guardians keep their pets out of the shelter and find them a loving, new home.

Shelters can focus limited resources on strays and abused animals. More available kennel space means fewer animals euthanized.

Everyone benefits with Get Your Pet.

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How It Works
  • Adopters (Seeking a Pet)

  • Guardians (Pet Owners)

  • Browse Pet Profiles

    It’s easy. Search by pet type, gender, location: dig deep into traits, breed, history and more.

  • List Your Pet

    It’s easy. Create a profile of your pet in minutes and post it on Get Your Pet for Adopters to see.

  • Join & Message with Guardians

    When you find a pet that might be right for you, join the site and securely message their Guardian for more info.

  • Message with Potential Adopters

    Answer adopters’ questions securely and fill them in on the pet you know so well.

  • Make a Meet-up

    Arrange to meet at a neutral, convenient location, where the pet is calm and behaves naturally.

  • See the Vet

    When you’ve made a good match, go see a local 
Get Your Pet vet for a pet examination, at no extra charge.

  • Make a Legal Adoption

    Complete a legal adoption electronically on the site, 
right in the vet’s office.

Meet our Recent Arrivals

All pets listed on Get Your Pet are currently available for adoption. (Other sites routinely list pets that are no longer available.)

Success! Recently Adopted!

All other pets listed on Get Your Pet are currently available for adoption. (Other sites routinely list pets that are no longer available.)

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Learn why Get Your Pet is a simpler, smarter, more humane approach.

Adopters

Adopt a pet before it has to go to the shelter.

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Guardians

Get your pet a new home before it has to go to the shelter.

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