Pets for Patriots


Baltimore Humane Society is a Proud Partner of Pets for Patriots.

Baltimore Humane Society has partnered with Pets for Patriots, a not-for-profit that connects our country’s loyal service men and women with last-chance shelter pets. The program increases the adoption of adult and other at-risk homeless pets by veterans and service members of the United States military. We have also partnered with Perry Hall Animal Hospital and Essex Middle River Veterinary Hospital. Together we are determined to make the joys of pet ownership achievable and affordable.

Here’s what you’ll get through our Pets for Patriots partnership program:

Free pet adoptions at Baltimore Humane Society to all military (once approved by Pets for Patriots. Just hop onto their website and fill out a free application to get started.)

10% discount at the Baltimore Humane Society low cost Spay, Neuter, & Vaccine Clinic

20% discount for veterinary care for the life of the pet at Perry Hall Animal Hospital, or 10% discount at Paradise Animal Hospital, Jarrettsville Veterinary Center, Essex Middle River Veterinary Hospital, and Bay Country Veterinary Hospital to ensure that service members will be able to afford their pets’ medical care

$150 gift card upon proof of eligible adoption with Pets for Patriots to help with food and other essentials

Free membership to Pets for Patriots for all service members. Individuals are welcome to take advantage of the Pets for Patriots program from all United States armed forces and at any stage of their careers.


Synopsis of Pets For Patriots/Baltimore Humane Society Program

  • Pets for Patriots is free for any active or inactive member of the military.  Up to two program-eligible adoptions per person/per household are allowed.
  • The program is to adopt out “hard to place” dogs and cats
    • Adult dog or cat: two years of age and older
    • Large dogs: 40+ pounds, regardless of age
    • Special needs dog or cat: animal that is disabled or otherwise limited in its physical abilities due to injury, prior abuse or neglect, or birth defect – or that has a medical condition requiring ongoing vigilance, medication or special treatment
    • Dogs/cats who are homeless six months or longer, regardless of age 
  • Adopters must present a letter showing they are a PFP member and must be adopting for themselves only. They will still go through normal adoption procedures and are not guaranteed approval.
  • Baltimore Humane Society is waiving the fee of any PFP adopters.
  • Pets for Patriots Adopters receive a 20% discount for veterinary care at Perry Hall Animal Hospital for the life of the pet or or 10% discount at Paradise Animal Hospital, Jarrettsville Veterinary Center, Essex Middle River Veterinary Hospital, and Bay Country Veterinary Hospital.
  • Pets for Patriots Adopters receive a 10% discount for any wellness care at our Spay, Neuter, & Vaccine Clinic for the life of the pet.


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