Rehoming in Arkansas

Promoting Responsible Pet Ownership

If you're faced with rehoming your pet, use these resources to help you find the solution that works best for you. And don't forget to reach out to others in the community to find someone who would happily care for your pet. Retirement communities, schools, daycares and local shelters are all options.

State resources

If you see an unusual aquatic pet product or observe unusual aquatic life in the wild, please contact the AGFC’s Aquatic Nuisance Species Coordinator at 501-747-9012 or Matthew.Horton@agfc.ar.gov 

If you see an unusual terrestrial pet product or observe unusual birds, mammals, or reptiles in the wild, please contact the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s (AGFC) Captive Wildlife Coordinator at 501-978-7318 or Matthew.Warriner@agfc.ar.gov 

To learn more about Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) found in Arkansas and report observed or captured ANS in the wild, please visit the AGFC’s ANS webpage. 

To learn more about Captive Wildlife requirements visit the Captive Wildlife webpage.