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ARF honors the brave men and women of our Armed Forces with the Military and Veteran Pet Adoption Program (MVP) which waives adoption fees for all cat, dog, puppy, and kitten adoptions to active US military and veterans. Semper Fido!

Active military and veterans are invited to stop by ARF and check out potential best friends. Adopters must provide valid military ID card to be eligible; all standard adoption criteria apply.  

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Generous donors can waive the adoption fee of an animal of their choosing as a part of our VIP (Very Important Pet) program! Make a tax-deductible donation to cover the adoption fee of special shelter pet and give a family an extra incentive to adopt them. Animals with waived fees have special notation placed on their profiles at our shelter and online. All standard adoption criteria apply.

Call (925) 256-1ARF to sponsor a pet’s adoption fee.

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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 fostercoordinator@arf.net for more information and to make arrangements. All standard adoption criteria apply. 

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ARF honors the brave men and women of our Armed Forces with the Military and Veteran Pet Adoption Program (MVP) which waives adoption fees for all cat, dog, puppy, and kitten adoptions to active US military and veterans. Semper Fido!

Active military and veterans are invited to stop by ARF and check out potential best friends. Adopters must provide valid military ID card to be eligible; all standard adoption criteria apply.  

Adoption Hours at ARF
2890 Mitchell Drive
Walnut Creek

Wednesday & Thursday
Noon - 6 pm
Friday
Noon - 7 pm
Saturday & Sunday
Noon - 6 pm

Early-bird sign-in Wed-Fri at 9 am


Adoption fees
Cat $50
Kitten < 6 months $125
Dog $225
Puppy < 6 months $250
Select animals have pre-paid fees.

Credit or debit card and cash are accepted. No checks please.

Dog and puppy fees include a 50% discount on first six week session of manners classes.

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Fri: Noon - 7 pm 
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