ACC adoption fees are as follows:

Please note, pets that are currently not spayed or neutered may require an additional deposit of $150. This deposit will be fully refunded once the pet has surgery. 

Dogs and Puppies:
6 months and under: $250
7 months and over: $75
Small dogs (under 20 lbs.), 7 months and over: $150

Cats and Kittens:
6 months and under: $125
7 months to 4 years: $75
Cats 5 years and over: $25
Two Kittens: $200

All ages $75.00, Bonded pair $100.00

Guinea Pigs:
All ages $25, Bonded pair $40

On-going promotions:

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Homes with Heroes Military Discount:
ACC is pleased to waive adoption fees for veterans looking to take pets home. This is an ongoing promotion and is available to all military personnel past and present. The program hopes to attract Veterans who may be looking for a furry companion and who may want to take advantage of the potential benefits of pet ownership.

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IDNYC benefits ACC adopters!
Animal Care Centers of NYC is proud to offer $25 off adoption fees for all IDNYC cardholders. Learn more about IDNYC and its various benefits here.

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Seniors for Seniors!
Ask about our fee-waived adoption special for seniors looking to add a loyal companion into their home. Open to all adopters 60 years or older. Adopted animal must be at least 6-years old. Click here to learn more about our Seniors for Seniors program.

As part of our Sniffles promotions, all under-the-weather boroughbreds have their adoption fees waived.

Included with Your Adoption ACC provides a comprehensive adoption package that includes:

  • Spaying or neutering your new pet
  • Initial wellness vaccinations
  • Certificate for a free exam a participating veterinarian practice
  • Pre-registered Microchip
  • Collar for cats and dogs


Cat Adoptions Include:

  • FELV/FIV testing
  • Cardboard cat carrier


Dog Adoptions Include:

  • Leash
  • Heartworm Test

*NYC residents must purchase $8.50 - $34 dog license