Stand Up For Animals
Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.
10550 Aviation Blvd
Marathon, FL 33050
Pets at Our Shelter:
Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:We Serve Monroe County
About Our Shelter:Stand Up for Animals is a 501 ( c ) 3 organization based in the Florida Keys dedicated to the welfare of all animals. Incorporated in May of 2001, the organization operates two animal shelters, one in Marathon and one in Big Pine Key and covers the Florida Keys from Mile Marker 16.5 through Mile Marker 70. In addition, Stand Up for Animals operates a state-licensed veterinary clinic dedicated to spaying and neutering cats and dogs.
Stand Up For Animals does not euthanize any animal unless it is extremely ill, badly injured, or a danger to people or other animals. Stand Up for Animals is a 501 ( c ) 3 organization based in the Florida Keys dedicated to the welfare of all animals.
Come Meet our Pets:In addition to operating the shelter and clinics, SUFA is involved in a number of community activities promoting animal welfare. These include the annual Animal Heroes of the Keys awards banquet, a children’s poster and essay contest and our Saturday morning Jog-A-Dog Program at the old Seven Mile bridge.
Our Adoption Process:Applicants wishing to adopt an animal are required to complete an adoption form as well as interview with an adoption counselor. Proof of home ownership or permission from a landlord is required
We have an application process
The adoption fee covers the cost of:
All cats are tested for feline leukemia and all dogs are tested for heartworm before being released from the shelter. There are no refunds for healthy animals. If, however, an animal becomes ill within three days of adoption, it may be returned to the shelter for a full refund. Stand Up for Animals requires that, if for any reason the adoption does not work out, the animal is to be returned to our organization only