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Adoption Programs
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Foster Adoption

Foster families provide a temporary home for shelter animals who aren't ready for adoption. ARF understands the connection foster families have with an animal in their home can be incredibly strong, and some form a bond that will last a lifetime.

ARF generally gives the first adoption opportunity to foster families when their foster animal becomes available for adoption.

If you are an ARF family who would like to adopt your foster animal, please contact [email protected] for more information and to make arrangements. All standard adoption criteria apply. 

Adoption Hours at ARF
2890 Mitchell Drive
Walnut Creek, CA

Wednesday & Thursday
Noon - 6 pm

Thursday 2/13
Noon - 4 pm

Noon - 7 pm

Saturday & Sunday
Noon - 6 pm

Early-bird sign-in Wed-Fri at 9 am

Adoption fees

Cat - $75
2 Cats - $100
Senior Cat (7+ years) - $50
Kitten (< 6 months) - $125
2 Kittens - $200
Dog - $250
Senior Dog (7+ years) - $125
Puppy (< 6 months) - $300

Select animals have pre-paid fees.

Credit card and cash are accepted. No checks please.

Dog and puppy fees include a discount on the first six week session of manners classes.

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