The Found Animals Adopt & Shop logo, in white. Adopt & Shop is a brick and mortar operation by the Michelson Found Animals Foundation that finds forever homes for rescued animals.

Michelson Found Animals Foundation Adopt & Shop | Culver City & Lakewood

Founded by Dr. Gary Michelson as part of the Gary Michelson Philanthropy Initiative, Michelson Found Animals Foundation’s Adopt & Shop locations in Culver City and Lakewood are nonprofit pet stores with a passion for saving lives.

At Adopt & Shop, we offer pet adoptions featuring animals from local shelters. We also offer pet grooming, pet supplies, and doggie daycare –– all in one convenient location. Best of all, all proceeds go right back into our various programs to save more animals.

Our goal is to reduce the number of pets being euthanized in shelters, and to provide a way for customers to be a part of our mission. We invite you to join us in making a difference for pets and pet owners!

Adopt a Pet, Save a Life

Animal shelters across the country are bursting at the seams. In fact, out of the roughly 6-8 million animals that enter shelters every year in the United States, only half will find new, forever homes. By choosing to adopt a pet, you’re not only saving the life of your furry new friend, but you’re also helping create space for another animal in a shelter and reducing the 3-4 million animals that are euthanized every year.

At Michelson Found Animals Foundation’s Culver City and Lakewood Adopt & Shop locations, you’ll be able to meet a wide variety of dogs ready and waiting to be adopted, from beagles and terriers to shepherds and shih tzus, of all shapes and sizes, colors and kinds. You’ll also find kittens and cats, long-hair and short-hair, from calicos to tabbies –– even the rare blue-eyed siamese!

If you’re interested in animals other than dogs and cats, many area municipal shelters and adoption centers also have hamsters, rabbits, amphibians, horses, and chickens available for adoption.

Why Choose a Local Shelter

We recognize that pet owners have many options when deciding where to obtain their next pet, including buying an animal from a pet store. And while some pet stores do feature pets from local care centers, it is not uncommon for these stores purchase their pets from puppy mills and kitten mills.

A mill is a commercial breeding kennel which houses several adult animals for the purposes of producing litters of puppies or kittens for sale. Unfortunately, these mills often feature a less-than-adequate standard of care for these animals.

At Adopt & Shop, all of our prospective pets arrive from local shelters in the Greater Los Angeles area. We aim to provide a high standard of care for every animal in our facilities, from the day they arrive to the moment they find their forever homes.

Visit Us Today

We cannot wait to welcome you to Michelson Found Animals Foundation at Culver City’s Adopt & Shop location or the Lakewood Adopt & Shop location and introduce you to your new best friend. And if you’re not quite ready to adopt, fostering a dog or a cat is always an option, and it’s another great way to save a pet!

Whether you’re interested in adoption, fostering, or just stopping by to say hello, our team is here to assist you. For more information about our services, or to learn more about how you can help, contact us today.

The Catty Wagon

The Michelson Found Animals Adopt & Shop Catty Wagon. The Catty Wagon is a traveling arm of the Michelson Found Animals Foundation and brings adoptable kittens and cats to the greater Los Angels Area.
The Catty Wagon brings adoptable kittens to you! As the first custom-built, mobile adoption vehicle created just for kittens, the Catty Wagon makes it possible for thousands of shelter kittens to find forever homes.

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