Yeah, you don't even have to show ID at my shelter. I am normally the volunteer showing people the animals, so what normally happens is: Person walks in. Person signs in at the front desk. I ask what they are looking for. I bring them to the appropriate room (cats/kittens, puppies, small adults, or large adults.) I answer any questions they have about any animal, and take out animals for them. They pick one. I bring it, along with its cage card, to the desk while they fill out a short form consisting of name, phone number, and address. I give them the animal. Onto the next person. As long as you have money, you can get whatever animal you want, no questions ask. We have a surprisingly low return rate, so I guess it works for us?