Dog Adoption in Hyderabad – shelters and NGOs


So you are ready for dog adoption in Hyderabad? Where to begin, next?

Hyderabad may have multiple times ranked as the best city to live in India but when it comes to animal shelters and pet adoptions, there’s some ground left to cover to match Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai.

There are however few noteworthy animal shelters, NGOs and individuals you may contact if you are looking for dog adoption in Hyderabad or for animal welfare.

Dog Adoption in Hyderabad 

1. PFA Hyderabad

You can contact PFA for adopting a dog in Hyderabad. With 800+ rescues in 2019 alone, they are perhaps the most renowned animal shelter in Hyderabad. Their emergency rescue home cares for abandoned, sick, and injured animals on their road to recovery.

PFA is equipped with a well trained medical team – veterinarians and para vets to help with surgeries and operations if needed. Some of their services include:

  • Facilitating adoption/fostering of orphaned and abandoned animals
  • Rescue, rehabilitation and veterinary care of sick, injured and abused domestic animals
  • Upholding and implementing the various laws related to animal welfare and rights

Emergency Rescue Home: To report a sick or injured animal or animal cruelty complaint – contact 7337450643.

PFA Hyderabad

PFA Hyderabad Address:

14-7-95, Opp. Goodwill School, Near Muslim Jung Pul, Begum Bazar, Hyderabad, 500012.

Please include details – location, photo/video (if available), and your contact details.

2. Blue Cross of Hyderabad

runs adoption drive for pups and kittens on the last Sunday of every month. They also hold regular drives for Animal Birth Control (ABC) and Anti-Rabies Vaccination program. You can also contact them for the training if you are a veterinarian, pet owner, volunteer, or student interested in animal welfare.

dog adoption in Hyderabad

Blue Cross also runs a community-sponsored clinic that provides basic checkups, vaccinations, and emergency care treatment for sick and injured animals.

Timing – 10.00am to 12.00pm, Tuesday to Sunday.

Blue Cross Hyderabad address:

403/9, Road 35, Aditya Enclave, Venkatagiri, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, 500033
Email: Phone: +91 88866 76070

Note: They don’t have an ambulance rescue facility.

3. Animals Warriors Conservation Society, Hyderabad focuses upon the twin goals of animal protection and wildlife conservation. They have 18 well-trained rescuers specialized in tactical rescue missions for animals (in collaboration with Forest Department, Fire Department, and Zoo officials).

Hyderabad animal welfare

They also run awareness programs for urban wildlife and environmental protection.                                    Animals Warriors Conservation Society, Hyderabad contact: 096978 87888 or Facebook.

4. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) shelters

There are 17 Centers and Government Veterinary Hospitals in Hyderabad. They also need assistance and volunteers as not everyone in a govt. job is necessarily an animal lover. You can also contact them for pet adoption in Hyderabad. 

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) shelter address: 8/8, Rajiv Swagruha TWP, Mettakanigudem, Hyderabad +91 9000901937

GHMC ABC Centres:

Animal hospital Hyderabad

Tip: If you bring an injured animal/case to them, please do follow up. You may always cite that you are from a media group or are a journalist, it helps the case a great deal.

5. Deven’s Hope

Deven, the founder, runs ‘The Pet Cafe’ cum shelter where people can enjoy a cuppa while play with rescue pets or better still, adopt them.

For pet adoption in Hyderabad, you can get in touch with them at: 

Deven’s Hope Hyderabad address:

H.No. 8-2-684/1/9/1 Street Number 4 Banjara Enclave Society Lane,
Rd Number 12, next to Suvasa, Banjara Hills,
Hyderabad – 500034
Phone: 077993 22847

6. Compassionate Society for Animals

works for animal rights awareness and adoptions in Medchal locality.

Contact:, 7995923503 or Facebook

There are also rescue groups on Facebook that you may explore to be updated on the adoptions. Sign up for our adoption updates.

Not ready to adopt, just yet? Please consider volunteering at a nearby shelter to help with the rescue, care, and adoptions.

This isn’t an exhaustive list – if you know of any helpline numbers, individuals or organizations doing some phenomenal work for the stray cats or dogs in Hyderabad, please suggest in the comments below.
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234 thoughts on “Dog Adoption in Hyderabad – shelters and NGOs”

  1. Karteek Gundreddy

    4 puppies are available for adoption in attapur location. If anyone interest please call me on 9073237845.

  2. Hi, A possibly 4 year White Golden Retriever has been abonded at Government Veterinary Clinic, Saroornagar. I have taken him to PFA Nagole but they did not admit him, This boy has been on streeI for 4 day, I have admitted him In-Patient care at Animal Care Center, Banjara Hills for his recovery. Can any of you help me with his Adoption/Foster Home

    1. Hello Sudeep, i have an Indie bred with pom, it is so cute and friendly. Im actually going abroad. I can give you a call

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