Humane Society of St. Lucie County
Humane Society of St. Lucie County
Available for Adoption
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Available for Adoption

Watch a recent "Adopt-a-Pet" segment from PSL-TV20
5 minutes, 51 seconds

We encourage you to visit both of our shelters on a regular basis to meet the available pets. Because we have a high volume of pets arriving each week, we encourage you to visit our website often and check out our adoptable dogs and cats, or visit in person. Our two shelters are located at 100 Savannah Road in Fort Pierce and 8890 NW Glades Cut Off Road in Port St. Lucie. See hours for both shelters listed below.

Adding a dog or cat to your family can be a 20-year commitment. Different breeds or groups display particular characteristics. It is important to research breeds, and realistically consider the time, space, training needs and resources you can regularly provide for any particular pet before you adopt. Listed below is general guideline information. If you have specific questions, please call us at (772) 461-0687, or email

Hours of Operation—Port St. Lucie and Fort Pierce shelters

Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed on Sunday and Monday

Please note: To allow for "bed checks," all adoptions end 30 minutes prior to closing.

Other adoption locations

In addition to our main location, the Humane Society of St. Lucie County offers pets for adoption at

PETCO in St. Lucie West
1753 NW St. Lucie West Blvd., Port St. Lucie
See map

PetSmart in Tradition
10540 SW Village Parkway, Port St. Lucie
See map

Port St. Lucie Outdoor Market, Civic Center, 9221 S.E. Civic Center Place, Port St. Lucie
See map

Go to our Event Calendar for adoption dates and times at these two locations.

Minimum requirements

  • You must be 18 years of age to adopt any animal
  • Valid driver’s license or state ID including your current address
  • Landlord or parent’s approval if applicable
  • “Get acquainted visit” with animal and household family members
  • Pre-adoption visit with any other dogs living at the prospective adoptee’s home
  • All animals are spayed or neutered prior to joining their new family
  • Successful completion of a pre-adoption interview
  • We reserve the right to refuse any adoption

Helpful links

The following sites contain useful information to consider both before and after you have adopted a new pet:

link to YouTube link to Facebook link to Twitter home page Available for Adoption link Lost Pets link Calendar link Events link