Find out the fees for adoption, registration, surrender, and more

Pet adoption fees

Does not include tag fees - see Pet Registration Fees.

Service

Fee

"Ready-to-go" pets*

$20 - plus pet registration fee

Dog Adoption Fee

$85 - plus pet registration fee

Puppies under six months & small dogs under 25lbs Adoption Fee.

$125 - plus pet registration fee

Senior Citizen (+62 Years) Dog Adoption Fee

$35 - plus pet registration fee

Senior Citizen (+62 Years) Puppies under six months & small dogs under 25lbs Fee

$65 - plus pet registration fee

Cat Adoption Fee

$50 - plus pet registration fee

Senior Citizen (+62 Years) Cat Adoption Fee

Director's Discretion or Market Value

Special Pets In-Need, Exotics & High Value/Interest Pets Adoption Fee

Director's Discretion or Market Value

Dog Sterilization Deposit

$100

Cat Sterilization Deposit

$70

Transfers to Animal Rescue Adoption Organizations

$10

Animal Rescue Adoption Organization Sterilization Deposit

$5

*Animals which have completed their "Stray Hold" time and have been spayed/neutered and fully vaccinated are considered "ready-to-go." Any animal in a "ready-to-go" status can go home with you today.

Redemption, boarding and vaccination fees

Service

Fees

Redemption Fee Registered (1st Offense)

$50

Redemption Fee Not Registered (1st Offense)

$100

Redemption Fee (1st Offense - compliant and sterilized*)

None

Redemption Fee (2nd Offense)

$100

Redemption Fee (3rd Offense)

$150

Board Charge per Day

$12

Board Charge per day - Investigation/Quarantined dogs & cats (paid every 30-days)

$20

Chemical Capture Fee

$25

Rabies Vaccination Fee (Upon Redemption Only**)

$15

Micro-chip Fee (Upon Redemption Only**)

$25

Pet registration fees

Type

Price

Spayed/Neutered Pet Tag  (1 year)

$20 ($5 for residents 62 and older) 

Spayed/Neutered Pet Tag (2 years)

$35 ($10 for residents 62 and older)

Spayed/Neutered Pet Tag (3 years)

$50 ($15 for residents 62 and older) 

Intact Pet Tag (1 year)

$40 ($25 for residents 62 and older)

Intact Pet Tag (2 years) 

$75 ($40 for residents 62 and older) 

Intact Pet Tag (3 years) 

$110 ($65 for residents 62 and older) 

Service Dog

See Request for Exemption Waiver 

Ferrets

$5

Replacement Tag

$5

Owner surrender and trapper surrender fees

The Pet Resource Center only accepts pets from Hillsborough County residents. Proper ID/proof of residency is required at time of turn-in.

Service

Fee

One Pet with Valid Pet Registration

$20

One Pet with no Valid Pet Registration

$40

One Litter with Pet less than 4-months Old

$60

Deceased Pet Cremation Fee

$25

Miscellaneous fees

Service

Fee

Late Fee - Dangerous Dog Registration

$50

Home Quarantine Inspection Fee

$50

Pet Transport Fee (pick-up or delivery)

$50

Pet Tested for Rabies (when outside of normal protocol)

$125

Leash, Pet carrier, or sale of pet sign

At Cost + Tax

Contact

For more information, contact Pet Resources at (813) 301-PETS (7387).

Last Modified: 1/18/2024, 11:01:05 AM

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