Adoptable Pets

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Donate and Receive a Discounted Pet Adoption!

We want to give back to our community! Join us for a clothes donation drive March 19-23. Bring in your gently used clothing and receive a $10 adoption fee in return! Clothes will be donated to local Grand Prairie charities. 

Not ready to adopt? That's okay! We'd still love to receive your donations. 

Please Note: Photos and descriptions are updated twice a day. Availability of any animal may change and a listing is no guarantee of availability.

Normal adoption fees are $70 per animal, which include sterilization, microchip implantation, core vaccines, rabies vaccination, and heartworm testing, if applicable. 



Home for Hounds Program

A new pilot program in Dallas County aims to make shelter dogs from Prairie Paws Adoption Center more adoptable and jail inmates more employable. Learn more about Home for Hounds including how to adopt one of the trained hounds and how to donate to the program.



Adopting Pets from Prairie Paws Adoption Center

One of the primary goals of Animal Services is to place as many pets as possible into quality homes with responsible owners.

Pet Owner Responsibilities

Responsible ownership includes spaying and neutering, vaccinating for rabies and other diseases, and making sure the animal is wearing a collar with an identification tag at all times.

City code requires that all animals adopted from the Grand Prairie Animal Services Center be vaccinated for rabies and spayed or neutered. Cats, dogs, and other animals come to the Prairie Paws Adoption Center from a wide variety of backgrounds. Frequently their health and vaccination history is unknown to us as is whether or not they’ve been sterilized (scars can fade). Your first responsibility as a new adopter is to take your new furry friend to a veterinarian as soon as possible (by this we mean a day or two later – not longer). 

Because of limitations in space, time, and funding, we make no guarantees as to the health of animals that are adopted from us. We will not pay for veterinary treatment.



Mobile App for Adoptable Pet Search

Want to search for adoptable pets while on the go? PetHarbor now has a free mobile app (for iPhone and Android devices!) that allows users to search nearby animal shelters for recovered lost pets and pets available for adoption. The intuitive design allows users to easily modify their search criteria to quickly find the best matching results.

Download PetHarbor Mobile from iTunes Store

Download PetHarbor Mobile from Google Play Store



Contact Us

2222 W. Warrior Trail
Grand Prairie, TX  75052

Phone: 972-237-8575
Fax: 972-237-8579
Email Animal Services

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Proud Supporter of Pets for Patriots

Prairie Paws Adoption Center is a proud adoption partner of Pets for Patriots, a nationally operating 501(c)(3) charity saving lives through companion pet adoption for United States veterans.