6926 Hamilton Ave., Homewood (412-345-7300)
1101 Western Ave., North Side (412-321-4625)
Merged from the Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center and Western Pa. Humane Society earlier this year, Humane Animal Rescue is now one of the largest animal-welfare organizations in the state. From cats to pigs to crabs to ferrets, it has your adoption needs covered.
2nd: Animal Friends, Ohio Township
3rd: Biggies Bullies, www.biggiesbullies.com