5718 21st Avenue West Bradenton, FL 34209

(941) 792-2863

How to Adopt

We are currently operating by appointment only.

Please call (941) 792-2863 to schedule an appointment. 

Meet Our Adoptable Pets!


We accept cash, check, or credit



A form of photo ID

If you present a military ID, you will receive a reduced adoption fee


Your children or pets

We encourage a meet and greet before taking an animal home to make sure they're a perfect fit. We also have a Slumber Party Program

We are currently operating by appointment only. Please call ahead to schedule your appointment! 

Congratulations on deciding to adopt! At Bishop, we have same day, open adoptions on a first come, first serve basis. Once you find your new best friend, our staff are happy to introduce you and help make sure it's the perfect fit. 

The fee for cats and dogs includes spaying or neutering, microchipping and microchip registration, up-to-date vaccinations, collar, leash for dogs, cardboard carrier for cats and rabbits, tag, and a certificate for one free check-up with our shelter veterinarian. Our dogs are tested for heart worm, and our cats are tested for Feline Leukemia and FIV. All rabbits are spayed/neutered.

What to Bring With You to Adopt!