Free pet adoptions for members of the military

spcaLA and the Animals for Armed Forces® Foundation would like to honor and say thank you to the dedicated service men and women by providing free pet adoptions for members of the military and their immediate families on Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 8-9. Service men and women can visit any spcaLA Pet Adoption Center to participate in the promotion.

Active duty, Reserve, and veterans of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and National Guard and/or immediate family members qualify for the adoption promotion. Applicants must bring a photo ID and one of the following to receive the adoption discount: Military ID, DD-214 and Driver’s License, or NGB Form 22.

Potential adopters must meet spcaLA pet adoption requirements. Information on adoption is available at The discount applies to the first 50 animals adopted by qualified applicants and is limited to two animals per household. Additional fees may apply for medication and e-collars. Go to to view adoptable pets and adoption information.

There is the spcaLA South Bay Pet Adoption Center which is located at 12910 Yukon Ave. in Hawthorne as well as the spcaLA P.D. Pitchford Companion Animal Village & Education Center 7700 E. Spring St. (in El Dorado Park) in Long Beach.

For more information please contact Miriam Davenport at (323) 730-5300 x233, or by email at:

Society for the Prevention Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (spcaLA) is an independent, nonprofit animal welfare organization serving Southern California since 1877. There is no national SPCA, parent organization, or umbrella group that provides financial support to spcaLA. Donations run programs and services including Cruelty Investigation, Disaster Animal Response Team, Humane Education, and a variety of shelter services.