Below is a list of Central Florida pet animal rescue groups and shelters. Some specialize in breeds, like Great Danes and Pugs. Others take all types of animals, from cats to birds and dogs. Some keep all the animals in one place, while others use foster homes.
If your looking for a new pet, consider getting one from the groups below. Each one has it’s own rules and conditions so read their sites well. You can also volunteer your time, supplies or money to help these great pet rescue places!
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A Cause 4 Paws Rescue saves unwanted and abandoned animals in the Central Florida area. They are always looking for new foster homes. Check out their website for more info.
Website: A Cause 4 Paws Rescue
SPCA is the most well known pet rescue shelter in the Central Florida area. They take all types of animals.
2727 Conroy Rd (formerly Americana Blvd) Orlando, FL 32839
Website: SPCA of Central Florida
Barkie’s Legacy is a foster-based non-profit 501(c)(3) rescue dedicated to saving dogs from being euthanized in shelters through fostering and adoption.
Website: pet rescue
This place rescues English Bulldogs and takes care of them in foster homes. If your a Bulldog lover, try here.
Website: Buddies Thru Bullies
Houndhaven rescues dogs and puppies from euthanasia at kill shelters. We care for them until they can be placed in loving homes or with another rescue group.
PO Box 185
Minneola, FL 34755
You can find a mix of rescued animals here. It’s also a no-kill group, meaning they will never put an animal down until they have found a home for it.
South Lake Animal League
4648 Baptist Island Road
Groveland, FL 34736
Website: South Lake Animal League
As the name implies, this group takes in homeless Siberian Husky dogs and finds good homes for them. If your interested in one of these smart dogs, check out their website.
Siberian Husky Rescue of Florida
PO box 8727 Seminole, Fl. 33775
Website: Siberian Husky Rescue of Florida
JM Horse Rescue
Located in Deland, JM Horse Rescue is a 501 (c) 3 non profit organization. They rescue and help neglected horses and lots more.
JM Horse Rescue
Website: Deland horse rescue
Besides the Poodle breed, this animal shelter also rescues several other types of dogs, mostly small dog breeds. This is a good place to find a small dog if your looking for one.
Poodle and Pooch Rescue of Florida
PO Box 781951 Orlando, FL 32878
Website: Poodle and Pooch Rescue of Florida
If your looking for a Poodle, Coastal Poodle Rescue is the place you want to check out. All Poodles are in foster homes ready for a loving family.
Coastal Poodle Rescue
P.O. Box 121142 – Melbourne, FL 32912
Website: Coastal Poodle Rescue
Florida Little dog Rescue saves dogs of all breeds that are small. You can foster a dog first to see if it’s right for you. This is a great place to find a small dog your looking for.
Florida Little Dog Rescue
PO Box 702364 St. Cloud, FL 34770
Website: Florida Little Dog Rescue
Well known in rescue circles, this place rescues Greyhounds that have been used for racing and finds loving homes for them.
1813 Crowley Circle
Longwood, FL 32779
Website: Greyhound Ranch
Great Danes make wonderful pets if you have the room. This place rescues these gentle giants and finds proper homes for them. Check them out if your looking for a Great Dane.
Central Florida Great Dane Rescue
P.O. Box 5510
Winter Park, Florida 32793
Website: Central Florida Great Dane Rescue
Pet rescue by Judy takes in all kinds of pets, not just dogs. You can see some of their rescued animals at the Oviedo Marketplace Mall and different Petco locations.
Pet Rescue by Judy
2620 Iriquois Avenue
Check out their website: Pet Rescue by Judy
This is one of the few rescue places that specializes in cats of all kinds. If your a cat lover looking for a new one, please check out this place!
P. O. Box 608444 Orlando, FL 32860
Website: Click here for Candy’s Cats website
This rescue place takes in mother dogs and cares for the puppies and mothers in foster homes. You can see them at several locations and pet events.
P.O. Box 941311 Maitland, FL 32794
Phone: (407) 830-9781
Visit their website: Safe N Sound animal shelter
Specializing in rescuing dogs of the Pug breed, this place is where to go if your looking for a cute Pug to adopt. Both puppies and adults are available.
P.O. Box 316 Windermere, FL 34786
Fax Number: (407) 876-9974
Website: Pug Rescue of Florida
The Sebastian Haul Fund provides transportation for rescued Greyhounds to other rescue groups outside Florida.
Sebastian Haul Fund c/o BullFish
4899 New Broad St. Orlando, FL 32814
Website: Sebastian Haul Fund