Dog and Cat Adoptions
Adopting an animal can be a rewarding experience.
All family members should come into the shelter before adopting an animal. Adopters must be 18 years of age or older and will need to fill out an application before final approval.
The City of Vaughan is dedicated to finding safe and happy forever homes for all animals in the shelter.
Fee includes rabies and first annual vaccine, sterilization, microchip implant, and the pet’s first annual licence (for Vaughan residents only).
Cat or kitten
$170 per animal
Dog or puppy
$270 per animal
- Monday to Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Sunday and statutory holidays: Closed
Thinking about owning a pet? Here is a glimpse of what it costs:
- puppy/dog (PDF)
- kitten/cat (PDF)
By-law and Compliance, Licensing and Permit Services,
Toll-free: 1-855-227-7297 (PAWS)
Vaughan City Hall, Level 100
2141 Major Mackenzie Dr.
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1
70 Tigi Crt., Unit 47
Vaughan, ON L4K 5E4