About Animal Haven

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200 Centre Street
New York, NY  10013
(Corner of Hester Street)




Walk-in: Tuesday-Friday from 2-6pm
Appointments: Tuesday-Sunday from 12-7pm
Closed Mondays.
Outside of walk-in hours, please schedule an appointment to meet a specific animal.


Cats and dogs are available for adoption at Animal Haven.

To schedule an appointment, please view our available animals here and submit an adoption inquiry for any animal you may be interested in! An adoptions counselor will then get back to you to schedule an appointment to meet the animal! Please visit our adoption process page for more information. You may also visit during our walk-in hours, listed above.

Be sure to check out our FAQ page for answers to frequently asked questions.

Adoption Fees:

  • $175 per cat over 1 year old
  • $200 per kitten or $300 per pair
    (Why Two Kittens Are Better Than One)
  • $295 per dog over 1 year old
  • $395 per puppy 4 months to 1 year old
  • $450 per puppy under 4 months old

Fee covers spay/neuter, core vaccines, and microchip. Collar and leash included with dog adoptions.

Animal Intake

Animal Haven does accept owner relinquishments from the public.

Cats and dogs will be given a thorough behavioral and medical evaluation prior to admission.

Animal Haven does not accept animals with a history of aggression or biting.

Animal Haven reserves the right to refuse any animal. Appointments are required to surrender an animal.

Please call 212.274.8511 or Contact Us for more information or to make an appointment.  Please note that dogs and cats must pass a behavior and medical evaluation before admitted.


2021 990 Form

2021 Audited Financial Report

Animal Haven is an authorized shelter by the State of New York Department of Agriculture and Markets as a New York State Registered Shelter/Rescue (Registration No. RR086)

Animal Haven has been awarded a four-star rating by Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is America’s premier independent charity evaluator. They help charitable givers make intelligent giving decisions by providing in-depth, objective ratings and analysis of the financial health and accountability & transparency of America’s largest charities. Receiving a four-star rating indicates that Animal Haven adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way.

Please visit our Charity Navigator profile to review our four-star rating.

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