Welcome to Friends of Strays

Friends of Strays is a non-profit organization located in St. Petersburg, FL, dedicated to the care and adoption of homeless pets.

Friends of Strays Animal Shelter understand the unique bond that a person can have with their companion animals. That relationship provides a sense of well-being and comfort for many years. Our staff is dedicated to helping homeless animals in Pinellas County and beyond find their forever homes. As a 501(c)3 non-profit animal shelter, our lifesaving success depends on individual, business and foundation donations.

With as many as 100 cats and dogs to visit at our shelter at any given time, Friends of Strays strives to provide the utmost love and care for every animal that comes through our doors. All of our adoptable dogs and cats are examined by a Veterinarian, sterilized, up to date on vaccines and given daily care and love by our staff until they are adopted. Friends of Strays is a no-kill animal organization dedicated to caring for those who cannot speak for themselves - our voiceless friends - the animals.


Wednesday's Whiskers comes from Poppy!

This little lady is as elegant as the flower she was named after! With a rough past, this sweetie never lets it get her down. Found in a parking lot, Poppy spent a lot of time dodging cars. It was a hard life, and even harder considering Poppy only has three feet! She makes her way around extraordinarily well and that missing foot doesn’t prevent her from getting onto any cat tree or little n... Read more

Published 10/07/2015

Saturday's Sloppy Kisses comes from Sienna!

This sweetie has the happiest outlook on life. Ready for any adventure, she’ll be by your side every step of the way. With her tongue out and a smile on her face, you couldn’t find a better companion! She’s even the perfect size for a backseat rider, especially one who likes to give lots of kisses! Come meet her and see if you’re the perfect fit for this adventurous lady! ... Read more

Published 10/03/2015

Saturday's Sloppy Kisses comes from Babs

Babs is a sweet little Shi-Tzu mix with a heart of gold. Her precious face will make your heart melt! She loves going for walks and sniffing the breeze as it sweeps over the grass. This girl is a lover and is looking for a home who can give her as much love as she dishes out! This darling lady is new here and is visiting the vet on Wednesday, so keep an eye out for her sweet face when she becomes a... Read more

Published 09/26/2015

Foster Program

Do you have the time and space to provide temporary homes for animals until permanent, loving homes are found? Friends of Strays provides all necessary training, cages, formula, and pet food. All you need to provide is temporary love and care. You can have all of the enjoyment of watching the kittens grow and play without the long-term commitment or give a temporary loving home to an older cat until a spot opens up in the shelter. Become a Foster family today!
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Largo Central Park Market Pet Parade and Costume Contest

Saturday, October 17

Largo Central Park MarketPET PARADE AND COSTUME CONTESTA benefit for Friends of Strays Saturday October 17th Market Opens at 10amParade at 11am, Contest/Judging at Noon. Contest Entry $10 Donation to Friends of Strays Largo Central Park Market101 Central Park Drive(By the Largo Cultural Center) www.jens-market.com  ... Read more

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