Directory of Animal Shelters in Florida

Looking for a new pet? Please consider adopting a new dog or puppy from an animal shelter in Florida. You’ll find information on all of the animal shelters, humane societies, and rescue groups we’ve partnered with in Florida below. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Florida.

Pet Friendly Pet Pal Animal Shelter
Pet Pal Animal Shelter Our mission is to rescue dogs and cats from animal shelters that may otherwise be euthanized due to time limitations, illness, injuries or lack of socialization and training. We are dedicated to educating the public about the pet overpopulation crisis, the importance of spaying/neutering and responsible pet ownership. See Details
Pet Friendly Humane Society of Pinellas
Humane Society of Pinellas The Humane Society of Pinellas is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has been caring for animals and our community since 1949. Not just an adoption agency, the Humane Society of Pinellas provides life-saving care and services to help keep pets and people together.

HSP not only pet adoptions, but also the following services:

- Affordable Veterinary Care at our Pet Clinic and on our Mobile Medical Unit
- Affordable Dog and Cat Behavior Consultation Services, offering in-home and on-site training
- Pet Food Pantry
- Community Cat Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Release surgeries
- Humane Education, including summer camps for kids and monthly clubs
- Volunteer opportunities
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LoveyLoaves LovelyLoaves partners with caregivers of specially-abled dogs to assist in rehabilitation through funding and volunteering. Through community outreach they aid in reuniting lost and found pets with their owners, as well as raise awareness to promote overall happier, healthier lives for the pet population. See Details
Pit Bull Happenings Rescue Pit Bull Happenings, Inc. is a Florida Pit Bull Rescue promiting education, rescue & awareness. They are "bringing communities together and saving one 'Pit Bull' at a time!" Pit Bull Happenings rescues, rehabilitates, and re-homes Pit Bull ambassadors, and is working to help to restore the "Pit Bull" image back to their glory days of being America's family dog of choice!
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Edgewater Animal Shelter Edgewater Animal Shelter is a non-profit organization whose mission is to find homes for pets and provide low cost veterinary services to the public. See Details
1 Lucky Dog Rescue, Inc. 1 Lucky Dog Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3 Non Profit Animal Rescue Organization. They rescue abused, abandonded, neglected and Owner Surrenders, rehabiltate them and find them furever homes. All are vaccinated, microchipped and spayed or neutered. They also help low income families by educating them the importance of spay & neuter, and vaccinating their pets to keep them healthy from many viruses. See Details
Arni Foundation The ARNI foundation is a 501(C)3, non-profit organization dedicated to the rescue of animals at local kill shelters, and the rescue of abuse & cruelty cases. ARNI also provides low-cost shot clinics and low-cost flea & tick medications to the public. See Details
Dalmatian Rescue of Tampa Bay Dedicated to saving Dalmatians and Dalmatian mixes from high-kill shelters in Florida and Georgia. All dogs are medically treated including spayed and neutered before placing in new, forever homes. Home and veterinary checks are required when applying for a rescue. DRTB provides care-for-life for approximately 20 senior spots who are unable to find a home due to age or medical conditions. See Details
Broward County Animal Care and Adoption Center The mission of Animal Care and Adoption is to provide shelter for lost and surrendered animals and promote successful adoptions that enhance the lives of companion animals and their humans. See Details
Get A Life Pet Rescue We are a non-profit, quality of life no kill, small dog, foster home only organization. We provide quality vet care and adopt to qualified adopters in South Florida See Details
Brooke's Legacy Animal Rescue Saving adoptable dogs and cats from kill shelters and placing them in a home based foster home until their forever family finds them. See Details
Gulf Coast Humane Society Gulf Coast Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, no-kill, animal welfare organization established as the first non-profit animal welfare organization in southwest Florida in 1947. . Our shelter does not receive any federal, state, or county funding and no funding from the Humane Society of the United States or ASPCA. We rely solely on donations, grants, bequests and fundraising events to further our mission of caring for the neglected and abandoned pets of Southwest Florida. As a no-kill facility, the pets of the Gulf Coast Humane Society remain in our care until they find their forever home.
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Gadsden County Humane Society We are dedicated to animal advocacy through rescue, preventing cruelty, promoting humane care and reducing pet overpopulation. See Details
Halifax Humane Society We are an open-door animal shelter that receives over 13,000 animals annually through city contracts and owner surrenders. Kennel and cage capacity can comfortably house approximately 350 animals per day and is usually full.

Equipped with a spay/neuter clinic, we perform early-age spay/neuter surgeries to ensure that all adopted animals are altered before entering a new home. Low Cost Spay/Neuter Certificates are also made available to the public.

Humane Education is made available to any and all schools, businesses, civic groups, etc. through speaking engagments, tours and material.
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Bishop Animal Shelter SPCA We know you've always wanted a dog, cat, bunny, or other awesome animal. And now's the time friends! We are here to help you get ready for your new family member, as and as soon as you're ready to take the big plunge. Owning an animal is, after all, one of the most gratifying things you can do. See Details
Socks Animal Shelter SOCKS™ provides a caring, home-like environment, free of cages, for over 100 cats and kittens throughout the year. Cats with special requirements are cared for in an environment best suited for their needs. Yearly we find homes for over 400 cats and kittens.
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Tampabay Cat Alliance We are an all volunteer, 501 (c) 3 non-profit cat rescue. we just opened our first small cat shelter and "wow meow" store. We do not euthanize at all. Cats stay with us until adopted. See Details
K9 Services German Shepherd Rescue Saving displaced German Shepherds from an owner surrender agreement or shelter environment, rehabilitating, training, and successfully placing them into loving family homes, or as Service Dogs. See Details
Panhandle Animal Welfare Society The Panhandle Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is a private, 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that presently handles more than 9,000 animals annually. Services include animal care, adoptions, microchip implants, animal rescue and more.
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Humane Society of Greater Miami The Humane Society of Greater Miami is a limited admit, adoption guarantee facility dedicated to placing every dog and cat in our care into a loving home, and to promoting responsible pet ownership and spay/neuter programs. Adoption guarantee means that every animal that is admitted to our shelter is free from the threat of euthanasia due to time, space, or treatable medical issues. We provide shelter, food, veterinary care, and plenty of TLC while the dogs and cats wait for their permanent home, no matter how long it takes. See Details
West Volusia Humane Society Managed by the DeLand Police Department, the City of DeLand’s Second Chance Program is designed to house abandoned or lost domestic animals in a safe and secure holding area for a three day period. The holding period allows pet owners an opportunity to reclaim their pets by contacting the police department’s Animal Control Officer, and equally important, the three day period is also used to notify numerous animal advocacy groups from around the state about the adoptable animals that are available through the program. The advocacy groups are committed to finding “forever homes” for the animals and their partnership with the city is core to the program’s success. Prior to the program’s initial start, all animals captured by the Animal Control Officer would be taken directly to a local humane society. The Second Chance Program creates an opportunity for owners to be reunited with their pet and for adoptable animals to find good homes. See Details
Nassau Humane Society The mission of the Nassau Humane Society shall be to dedicate ourselves to the humane treatment of all animals; to strive to alleviate their suffering and neglect, support the human-animal bond, and foster an environment in which people respect all living creatures. See Details
Humane Society of Broward County The Humane Society of Broward County provides shelter, aid and responsible adoptions to animals entrusted to our care, and educates the community about respect and kindness to all animals. See Details
Panama Animal Welfare Society Non-profit animal rescue and advocacy organization. Our current program is a Dog Food Bank in our community. If anyone needs dog food they can pick up once a month. No qualifications, just an ID indicating they live in Bay County. See Details