If you consider adopting a pet, you should realize that it is a huge commitment and responsibility.
But right now is the best time to adopt if you embrace your role as a pet parent and want to welcome a pet into your family and home.
We’ve compiled a list of the best animal shelters in Mississauga.
How much does it cost to adopt an animal from the shelter?
Generally, An administrative fee ranges between $6 and $25 — sales tax depending on the province applies to all adoptions. This fee covers some of the costs associated with processing adoptions and provides revenue that supports the animal Shelter.
Standard adoption fees
- Dogs and puppies:
- Cats and kittens:
- Birds, rabbits, and other small mammals:
The adoption fee includes:
- Spay/neuter surgery for dogs, cats and rabbits.
- Recommended vaccinations.
- Microchip and registration.
- Initial worming.
Here are The Best Animal Shelters in Mississauga
1. Mississauga Animal Services
The City of Mississauga Animal Services Shelter is all about animal care. We provide a range of animal-related services and promote responsible pet ownership.
- Pet adoptions
- Emergency animal services
- Pet licences
- Reuniting lost pets with their owners
- Care for homeless and lost pets
- Responding to animal related emergencies 24/7
- Rescuing domestic pets and wildlife
- Investigating reported dog bites and by-law violations
- Giving information related to educational outreach programs
The adoption process is super quick and super worth it.It's great that you can interact with the animals before making your decision.
Address: 735 Central Pkwy W, Mississauga, ON L5C 1T8, Canada
2. Fetch + Releash Dog Rescue
Fetch + Releash is a volunteer run dog rescue dedicated to saving dogs in need.
Our foster dogs come from a variety of different backgrounds such as pounds and shelters, strays and surrendered pets, both locally and abroad.
Through our network of volunteers, foster homes, trainers and veterinarians, we strive to give every dog the loving forever family they deserve.
As a foster-based dog rescue, our foster dogs live in private homes across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) where they receive the love and attention they need to ready them for adoption.
Address: 206B Queen St S, Mississauga, ON L5M 1L3, Canada
3. Paws and Tails Adoptions
For over 15 years, Shirley has rescued thousands of cats (and other animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas and lizards as well).
For many years she worked full time as a Registered Nurse, but retired many years ago to rescue animals full time.
At first, it was just Shirley. She would travel all over Peel rescuing feral cats, moms with kittens, kittens without moms. Shirley would do everything she possibly could to save a life! (And still does!)
Paws & Tails Adoptions is now a registered PetSmart Charity as well, hosting adoptions of all kinds of animals from FOUR PetSmart locations!
Her phone rings incessantly throughout the day, 7 days a week, so if you are trying to contact her, please be patient. She will get back to you when she can!
Address: 5800 McLaughlin Rd, Mississauga, ON L5R 4B7, Canada