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.
Scheduled Admissions: We are open six days a week. We admit all owned pets, and sick/injured strays.
Largest Pet Adoption Facility in Tampa Bay: We adopt out canines and felines, rabbits, birds, ferrets AND pocket pets ~ guinea pigs, hamsters, mice and rats.
5-Acre Farm Animal Sanctuary: Take a ‘Share Our Shelter’ tour and feed the goats, cow, horse and donkey! All are permanent SPCA Tampa Bay residents.
More Rehabilitation, More Saved Lives: We treat broken bones, skin and ear infections, heartworms, and more.
Extensive Behavior Training: We teach volunteers, adopters, the public and other animal shelter personnel so that they can train the animals.
Proactive Animal Cruelty Investigation: Every call reporting a suspected animal cruelty is acted on.. We handle more than 1,500 investigations/reinvestigations each year.
Abuse Prevention Training: We develop and deliver programs for Middle/High School students, social workers and law enforcement professionals.
Disaster Response/Animal Recovery: We work with the Humane Society of the United States to deploy Bay Area Disaster Animal Response Team (DART) volunteers after disasters strike.
Education & Dispute Resolution: We work with high risk youth through the 6th Judicial Circuit Court’s Juvenile Diversion Program.
Pet Care Seminars: Our annual series of seminars has been available to the public since 1995.
Life & Legacy Planning: We began offering informative estate planning seminars with pets in mind more than ten years ago.
Continuing Education (CEU) Programs for Professionals: We offer a variety of continuing education workshops for educators, animal shelter and veterinary personnel, animal-related business owners and financial planning professionals.
SPCA Tampa Bay is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that relies on philanthropic gifts from individual donors. The organization does not receive any State or Federal tax dollars. Your philanthropic support plays an essential role in ensuring that homeless pets receive humane care.
For Animal Emergencies: call 727-586-3591.
After Hours, follow the message prompts.
Tuesday - Friday: 1pm to 7pm
Saturday: 10am to 6pm
Sunday: 1pm to 5pm
Closed on Mondays
Why should you adopt?
Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog, adopting a cat, adopting a kitten or adopting a puppy versus getting dogs for sale, cats for sale, puppies for sale or kittens for sale from a dog breeder or a cat breeder? When someone is breeding puppies or breeding kittens, they are creating new dogs and cats who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog, cat, puppy or kitten and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale or buy a cat for sale from a puppy breeder or a kitten breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs and cats who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder or buying a cat or kitten for sale from a cat breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog, adopt a cat, adopt a puppy or adopt a kitten at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.