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Our Featured Okeechobee, FL Partner:

Humane Society Pet Rescue FL Inc

Dog adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

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Our dogs are happy healthy dogs waiting for a good home. Our dogs are outside during the day playing and socializing together, not stuck in cages waiting for a home. We feel they should start a new life from the first day we get them, through training, love, and just being happy.
We do not pick up animals, they must be brought to us, it is suggested to call to see if we have room.
We have a no kill policy, therefore we can not take all dogs brought to us.
Call for more information should you need to surrender an adoptable dog. 863 357-1104
Office openTues, Thurs, Fri, Sat 10 am - 3 pm

About Our Shelter:

We carry on our mission from funding given by the generosity of the general public. The more help we get the more work we can do for the animals.
MISSION: Our mission is to stop needless euthanasia. We have a no kill policy! The volunteers work very hard to educate the general public about treating pets more humanely by offering advice on, training, feeding, grooming, offering low cost spay and neutering vouchers, and preventive medications.

When funds allow, we help the public owning pets during hardships. Here's what we do after a pet is surrendered to us; we temperament test the pet, then we treat the pet for any medical conditions, and grooming. This includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, preventatives, behavior issues, etc.
When our dogs are ready to go up for adoption they are promoted to find a forever home through our adoption process. In some cases home visits are done prior to placement.

Come Meet our Pets:

We are located on Highway 98 North in Okeechobee County, Florida 34972
To help our dogs mail a contribution, please use our PO BOX
Humane Society Pet Rescue
PO BOX 233
Okeechobee, FL 34973-0233

Hours of operation: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays, from 10 am till 3 pm. Sunday, Monday and Wednesday we are closed. Also closed every holiday!

Come visit us in Okeechobee. Take 70 west to Hwy 98 N, cross the railroad tracks, go 1/4 mile. We are on the left side next to the livestock market.

Our Adoption Process:

All dogs have been temperament tested, are current on their shots, have been heartworm tested, on flea and heartworm preventative monthly. If hw positive on treatment. Many of our dogs have had some training.
Adult dogs are spayed or neutered vaccinated before adoption and for puppies we require a refundable deposit at the time of adoption that will be refunded once the puppy has been spayed/neutered. Deposit is an additional $50.00
We take appointments or a potential adopter can come into our office when open, which is Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays, from 10 am till 3 pm. We are closed all holiday weekends.
If you are interested in adopting one of our dogs please go to our website to fill out an online application. The website is
If you have children or other pets it is better to bring them in with an appointment to make sure that we make the best match possible for the family. Our dogs are not tested for cat companionship. Feel free to bring your pet with you to meet the new pet. We take precautions so no one gets hurt.

Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

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 or puppy versus getting dogs for sale or puppies for sale from a dog breeder? When someone is breeding puppies, they are creating new dogs who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog or puppy and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale from a puppy breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog or adopt a puppy at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.