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.


Saturday’s Sloppy Kisses comes from Dawn

Dawn is a corgi/terrier mix who is bonded with her daughter, Goldie. They love to go for walks together and Dawn has the most adorable waddle. If she gets distracted by all the smells of the great outdoors she’ll hop, skip, and jump to catch up to Goldie! The cutest pair, these two are looking for a forever home together. We know whoever falls in love with them will truly have their happily... Read more

Published 08/22/2015

Wednesday Whiskers comes from Hazel!

Hazel used to play hide-and-go-seek when she first came to us. Now she’s a pro at the game and prefers to be the seeker! She’s the first to say hello when you walk into her room and adores attention!  Her grumpy face is deceiving because she’s constantly in the best mood! She’s a little shy at first but we know she’s excited to find her forever home, so come mee... Read more

Published 08/19/2015

Saturday’s Sloppy Kisses comes from Micah!

Micah is a wire-haired ball of happiness! He isn’t yet cleared to be adopted, but boy, he can’t wait! He loves to prance around with a big smile on his face and will jump straight up, just out of pure joy. He’s great at making people smile and can’t wait to find his forever family! Come meet Micah and all of his friends here at Friends of Strays Animal Shelter and he kno... Read more

Published 08/15/2015

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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Saturday, September 05

10am till 10pm This FREE Event presented by the Gulfport Merchant's Association and Produced by SIK Promotions, Inc is a full day of fun for everyone. This whimsical send off to summer the Saturday before Labor Day is like Mardi Gras meets the Renaissance, and brings together strolling street performers, main stage performers, performing artists and vendors withall types of weird and wonderful war... Read more

Red Carpet Feline Fiesta

Saturday, September 26

Disston Plaza Pet Supermarket3439 49th St N, Disston Heights, Fl 33710 We will bring adoptable cats/kittens. There will be refreshments. People are encouraged to bring their cats in (possibly in costume) for photos.... Read more

Metro Hair Salon and Friends of Strays present Happy Tails

Saturday, October 03

10am - 4pm13505 Icot Blvd, Suite 201 • Clearwater, FL 33760 Metro Hair Salon and Spa & Friends of Strays present Happy Tails Come join us for a day of raffles, door prizes, food, drinks, music, gift certificates and more!  ... Read more

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