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San José Animal Care Center
2750 Monterey Rd.
San Jose, CA 95111

408-794-PAWS (7297)

Adopt a Small Animal

You must come to the shelter to adopt a small animal

 *Due to COVID-19 the shelter is currently CLOSED.  If you are interested in adopting a specific animal please e-mail    Thank you!noun_Animal Shelter_977745

view small animals below and adopt at the shelter

Did you know that rabbits make great pets? They are always quiet. They can be litter trained. They often love to snuggle with their humans on the couch. Best of all they are adorable! All of our adoptable rabbits are spayed/neutered and microchipped.

*** We also have special needs small animals available who are not showing in the website pictures below Our Special Needs small animals either have special medical or behavioral requirements. If you are interested in adopting one of our special needs small animals you may come to the shelter and ask to speak with a shelter coordinator about the animal you are interested in or you can e-mail In your e-mail please include the ID# (starts with A) of the small animal you are interested in and a phone number for our staff to contact you. Click the following link to view special needs small animals: Special Needs Small Animals.