Adoption: My Happily Ever After

If you would like to adopt a specific animal from Shelter Chic, please click on that animal below to fill out an application.

If you are interested in adopting an animal in the future, or do not have a specific animal in mind, please fill out a general cat or dog adoption application. Once you are approved, we will contact you with animals looking for their forever homes based on what you are looking for/your needs.

**Unfortunately, we do not do adoptions outside of the Tri-State Area (unless under special circumstances, and you must come meet the animal).**

**If you already have a dog, you must bring him/her to meet the dog you are applying for.**

Adoption Fees:


Puppy (1 year and under): $400
Dogs: $350
Senior Dogs (7 years and above): $300


Kittens (1 year and under): $200
Cats: $150
Seniors (7 years and above): $100

**1 adoption fee per bonded pair

**Fee covers vaccines, microchip, spay/neuter, dog license


Female | Young German Shepherd

***Special Needs Dog*** Say hello to our very sweet, insanely cute (those ears!), special needs pup, Aloha. Though still a young pup at just 1 year old, Aloha does not get to act like it very often.


Female |  Young Pit Bull Terrier Mix

Pretty please with a Cherry on top, take a look at this pocket sized cutie pie! 2 years old, and just 33lbs, Cherry is the perfect addition to any family. Gentle with children and friendly with everyone.


Male | Baby Domestic Shorthair

Fetty is a handsome, affectionate little guy who cannot stop purring with happiness! He is around a year old and was found as a stray, then taken to Associated Humane Society- Newark branch.


Male | Senior Boxer Mix

7 year old, 62lbs, Hamilton is a super swanky sealed brindle boxer who is an absolute love bug. Although he’s a senior, he has a lot of energy and a lot of love to give

Jada Lee

Female | Senior Pit Bull Terrier Mix

Beautiful, 7 year old Jada Lee was surrendered to the shelter after her elderly owner became too ill to take care of her. As terrifying as the move was for Jada, it might have been a blessing in disguise as Jada was living outside and not in great health herself.


Female | Young Terrier

At only a year old, and approximately 15lb, little Layla has had a rough beginning to her life. This adorable tiny terrier mix was found as stray, practically furless, and obviously suffering.


Male | Senior Boxer Mix

Handsome Papa, is approximately 9 years old, deaf, partially blind and ready to find his perfect forever home. Poor Papa was found as a stray and brought to the city shelter.


Female | Young Domestic Shorthair

Find a Penny; pick it up, all day long you’ll have good luck! That was certainly the case for this little kitty and the kind Samaritans that took her in.


Female | Baby Domestic Shorthair

At around two months old, Raven is an adorable, cuddle baby with tons of energy. She's a goofy character with beautiful markings. She loves playing with her fish on a string, and has learned how to toss around tinfoil recently.


Male | Young Domestic Shorthair

Meet Ronaldo! Our friends at Animal Medical Center reached out  to us about this stray cat who was brought in to their hospital. It appeared that he had been hit by a car and suffered from trauma, resulting in a jaw fracture.

Sabrina- Adoption Pending

Female |  Adult American Staffordshire Terrier Mix

Five year old Sabrina was returned to the shelter she was once adopted from because, in the owners own words “I just don’t want her anymore”. Sabrina has obviously never received the love and care she deserves.


Female | Adult Boston Terrier Mix

Sweetheart is a wonderful, loving, snuggle bug! She really lives up to her name. 5 years old and 45 lbs, Sweetheart can't wait to show you how perfect she is. She is great with other dogs and children, but may try and chase active cats.


Female |  Young Domestic Shorthair

Wilma is around 2-3 years old and was brought to the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan as a stray. The doctors suspect that she was hit by a car because she had a bone protruding from her back limb.