Step into your local shelter and you’ll see what makes shelter pets so inspiring.

Cute, cuddly, fun & friendly — they make some of the world’s best friends and come with benefits you can’t overlook. Featuring a wide variety of breeds, ages and colors to choose from, you’re sure to find your perfect match at a shelter. Plus, with vaccinations, chipping & spaying or neutering already taken care of, your new pal is ready to come home right away.

When you consider the benefits, it’s no wonder we ask people to #ConsiderAShelterPet when searching for a new family member. This year, we’re teaming up with the St. Louis Petlovers Coalition and Urban Chestnut Brewing Company to spread our love of shelter pets and help local families reclaim their own.


Saturday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Soulard Market Park

Join us along with select members of the St. Louis Petlovers Coalition as we showcase all kinds of small-batch, adoptable pets!

Shelter Pet Puppy
Save $50 On Your Adoption

Let us help bring your new friend home. From October 21 – including at our Better Together Adoption Event in Soulard - until November 5, 2017, save $50 towards your adoption fee when you adopt a cat or dog from participating local shelters.

Raise a Pint For Pets!

For every specially marked 8-pack of Urban Chestnut Urban Underdog sold, we’re donating $3 to support local pet adoptions.

Shelter Success

Shelter pets make cute, cuddly additions to any home. It’s no wonder these families have fallen in love with their shelter pets and why they recommend adoption to anyone.

Amelia, Simon, and Stella

I had seen Simon on the Humane Society website and went to meet him in person. Stella was a surprise, but the best kind. They constantly surprise me as I've never had a pair of bonded cats. I couldn't imagine my life without them.

Sherita & Madison

After I saw Madison on Petfinder, I knew that I had to adopt her. Madison follows me everywhere and loves to snuggle with me. She’s come from being a little shy mouse to having a huge personality! Madison makes my heart smile and we all love her dearly.

Chad & Brit

After seeing all the dogs that Stray Rescue had, made me want to adopt them all. I would trust her with my life today. Soon I experienced how much unfair discrimination her breed gets, made me love her more. Best dog a guy could ask for.

Sue & Sophie

We saw Sophie when she was the featured pup on a local morning show and we couldn’t wait to meet her. As soon as we met she plopped her head into my lap. That’s when I knew she was perfect for us. She was so sweet and did not deserve to be there.

Jim & Elliot

Elliot was found on a hillside before being taken to a shelter with his brothers. He was the only tabby and I thought he was the cutest kitten I had ever seen. I’m so glad I chose him. He’s very funny, very macho and very demanding of our love.

Khaila & Phoenix

We fostered Phoenix after seeing her in a Facebook post, and couldn’t wait to give her a forever home. Now, Phoenix is the friendliest, most outgoing Great Dane. She loves everyone and everything and is always the perfect sister to our other foster puppies.

Saint Louis Petlover Coalition
Your local shelter is your one-stop shop to meet dozens of adorable, adoptable pets.

*not participating in $50 subsidy

Saint Louis Petlover Coalition
Over 3,000 St. Louis Pets on Petfinder

Whether you’re looking for a jogging partner or a snuggle buddy, you’ll find them on Petfinder. All kinds of adoptable pets are just a search away.

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