Animal Services

The Animal Care Center will be closed on
Monday, July 4th.


Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Live Release Rates

Fiscal Year 2019 / 2020 2020 / 2021 2021 / 2022
Live Release Rates 93.87% 92.56% 94.24%

When the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office assumed responsibility for Animal Services on October 1, 2014, the Live Release Rate for Brevard County had averaged 55% over the preceding five (5) years. With the help of our amazing team, our citizens, rescue groups, volunteers, and all of our amazing partners, we are proud to announce that for the third year in a row, Brevard County is a No-Kill community!

It takes a community to protect a community and together we can make a difference!!
Live Release Dates from 2015 to 2019

Month 2019 / 2020 2020 / 2021 2021 / 2022
October 92.25% 96.08% 94.42%
November 92.79% 93.81% 94.50%
December 93.35% 94.58% 92.47%
January 93.48% 93.53% 94.15%
February 92.50% 89.68% 94.43%
March 94.26% 91.27% 95.42%
April 93.13% 95.23% 95.00%
May 93.53% 93.83% 94.60%
June 95.65% 91.31%
July 93.40% 88.62%
August 95.22% 89.86%
September 95.26% 92.91%

silver paws

Silver Paws

Animal services will waive adoption fees for all senior adopters, age 60 or order, on all senior cats and dogs, age 6 or older. Dogs and cats have been spayed or neutered microchipped, vaccinated, and have current county tags.

Pet ownership has been shown to offer seniors a variety of benefits, including:

Lowering stress

Lowering blood pressure

Promoting a healthier outlook on life

Providing a feeling of safety for the owner


J Paw: Joining Pets & Warriors

Any veteran or active duty military member can adopt a pet for free from our shelters with an approved adoption application. Must provide military ID or DD 214. All pets have been spayed/neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated.