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We take complaints seriously and encourage you to always email us with any concerns. Read more to learn what you should do if you are upset.

Did you just submit an adoption questionnaire, but you’re not sure when you’ll hear back? Learn more about the different types of rescue groups and shelters on Petfinder and when you’ll likely get a response.

Have you fallen for a pet on Petfinder, but you’re not sure whether that pet is still available? Here’s how you can find out!

Thank you for adopting a pet! We’re here to help you every step of the way from submitting your first adoption application, to bringing your pet home to living a long and happy life with your new family member. The enclosed links will take you to some of the most frequently asked questions about adopting a pet that you see on Petfinder.

Can’t adopt a pet right now, but still want to help? You can! Simply donate toward the care of that pet through The Petfinder Foundation. Find out what you need to know about The Petfinder Foundation’s Sponsor a Pet program.

Are you interested in adopting a pet who’s out of state or a dog to join you in your apartment? Get the FAQs about adoption requirements on Petfinder.

Adoption fees from shelters and rescue groups can vary from free to several hundred dollars. Not sure why? Find out what adoption fees typically cover.

We hope you won’t let this one experience change your mind about providing a loving home to a pet in need. There are many animal shelters and rescue groups with many more adoptable pets waiting for their forever homes!