CARE of Santa Rosa County, FL Inc.
Walton County Animal Shelter
365 Triple G Road
DeFuniak Springs, Fl 32433
Office: 850-892-8682, 850-892-8758
PAWS ( Panhandle Animal Welfare Society )
752 Lovejoy Road
Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548
Escambia County Animal Shelter
200 West Fairfield Drive
Pensacola, FL 32501
Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter
4451 Pine Forest Road
Milton, FL 32583
Office: (850) 983-4680 Fax: (850) 983-4686
Please help us to promote and encourage others to ADOPT a shelter pet and SAVE A LIFE TODAY!
Below is a list of Animal Shelters in our local area. Please show support, by volunteering and donating if you can. Shelters are always in need of both volunteers and supplies.
(Courtesy of the Humane Society of the United States)
Animal Shelter Facts:
*There are over 164 million pet dogs and cats in the United States. .
*Roughly every 8 seconds, a cat or dog is sent to an animal shelter.
*There are currently about 8 million abandoned, stray and unwanted pets living in animal shelters in the United States
*Roughly 5 out of every 10 dogs and 7 out of every 10 cats , sent to an animal shelter will be euthanized.
*Each year, between 3-4 million dogs and cats are put to sleep in shelters across the United States.
*Only 15-20% of dogs who enter a shelter are returned to their owners.
*More than 25% of shelter dogs are purebred.
*Nearly 35% of dogs are purchased from breeders and pet stores.
*Roughly 20-30% of pet cats and dogs are adopted from shelters or rescues.
*More than 20% of shelter dogs are brought in by owners who adopted from a shelter.
*On average, only 10% of pets brought in to shelters have been spayed or neutered.