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.

Our organization is funded by individual contributions, wills, bequests, and memberships. Friends of Strays provides services to the most needy section of our pet population, the homeless animals of Pinellas County. These services include the daily care, sterilization and temporary shelter until adoption of the pet can be arranged. The primary goal of Friends of Strays is to stop the reproduction of homeless cats and dogs who are abandoned and left to roam, unable to care for themselves. We are active in programs which educate the public about humane treatment and care of animals. Friends of Strays is a no-kill animal organization dedicated to caring for those who cannot speak for themselves - our voiceless friends - the animals.


Save the Date - Open House

Save the date! Saturday, Feb 14 from 11am - 3pm Come and meet all our dedicated staff and volunteers and tour the Shelter  ... Read more

Published 01/05/2015

2015 New Years Resolution

596 Friends of Strays Dogs and Cats Found Homes in 2014. What's Our Goal for 2015?... Read more

Published 01/05/2015

New Shelter Hours coming soon!

Starting in February, we will new Shelter hours that will be more convenient for you to come in and see the animals and adopt your new furever friend! Stay tuned!... Read more

Published 01/05/2015

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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Affordable Pet Vaccine and Wellness Clinic

Saturday, March 07

Pet Protect of Southwest Florida will hold an Affordable Pet Vaccine and Wellness Clinic at the Friends of Strays Shelter. Saturday, February 7 - 9:30 am- 11:30 am Read more

March 2015 Saturday Morning Market

Saturday, March 14

Stop by and see us at the Saturday Morning Market!  We love it when we hear stories about our adopted pet!  You'll also be able to buy tshirts, catnip toys, and other items to help support us! Downtown St. Pete Waterfront230 1st St. S.E. (at 1st Av. S. & 1st St.)St. Pete, Florida 33701 From 9 am - 2 pm  ... Read more

Friends of Strays Benefit Concert

Sunday, March 15

An afternoon of Rock and Blues for the AnimalsSunday, March 15, 20151-6 PM  Cafe Charlie2241 Nursery Rd., Clearwater, FL Five Bands: Rick Hart Band  Sandy Atkinson & The True Loves  The Lint Rollers  Sarasota Slim Band  Elly Lee & Blues Fury Be sure to let us know you're attending by visiting our official event page on Facebook at https://www.fa... Read more

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