Find your new best friend.

There are a wide variety of dogs and cats just waiting to join a loving home. You can bring your family members, human and furry; to interact with a potential adoptee to help be sure it's a good fit. Come visit us soon!

Friends of the Pet Center Our Petfinder Pets

Announcements

St. Johns County COVID-19 Response Updates

The Pet Center is open for adoptions on a limited basis. We strongly advise you to visit PetFinder.com prior to visiting the shelter to view our available cats and dogs. Kennel tours will be limited to (2) adults only. Appointments are strongly recommended. Due to circumstances within the facility and to stay in compliance with CDC guidelines, customers will be required to wear a mask and practice social distancing while inside the building. Pet Center

Field Services –  Animal Control Officers will continue to respond to calls for service in the community.

Volunteers – At this time, and in accordance with CDC guidelines, allowing adult or teen volunteers into the facility is not considered best practice.

Looking for a new feline friend? You can meet Pet Center adoptable cats and kittens at PetSmart in St. Augustine!

Do you have an Instagram Account? Please follow St. Johns County Pet Center! All of us here at the Pet Center, appreciate your support! StJohnsCountyPetCenter on Instagram

Friends of the Pet Center is a non-profit organization that supports the St Johns County Pet Adoption & Holding Center and its animals in our community. See adoptable pets and find ways you can help too by visiting the Friends of the Pet Center Facebook Page

How you can Help – Many pets find their way to the Pet Center and our goal is to make their stay as comfortable and stress free as possible while we help them find their forever homes. Find out how you can help the Pet Center pets.

Have a concern or request for Animal Control? Submit and track it online with the P.R.I.D.E reporting system or call us at (904) 209-6190.

friends of the pet center

Upcoming Adoption Events

Come meet all the awesome pets...

  • SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14
    PetSmart of St. Augustine
    1779 US Highway 1 S, St. Augustine
    10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28PetSmart of St. Augustine
    1779 US Highway 1 S, St. Augustine
    10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Lost or Found

what to do

Have you lost or found a pet? Here are a some things to keep in mind and steps you can take to reunite with pets and families as quickly as possible. Don't forget to check with the Pet Center at 130 N. Stratton Rd, St. Augustine, we're open Tuesday – Friday: 9:00 to 4:30, and Saturday: 9:00am to 4:00pm. (904) 209-6190

Pet Center

Come visit!

Whether you're looking for your lost pet or adopting a new one, we're always delighted to have animal lovers visit the Pet Center! Located at 130 N. Stratton Rd, St. Augustine (Map), we're open Tuesday – Friday: 9:00 to 4:30, and Saturday: 9:00am to 4:00pm. (904) 209-6190.

You Can Help

helping hands & hearts

Many pets find their way to the Pet Center and our goal is to make them as comfortable and stress free as possible while we help them find their forever homes. To reach this goal, we ask that you help us help them. Call (904) 209-6190 for more info and thank you for your support!

Animal Welfare

Create a Kinder world

Listed are just a few of the many organizations and programs dedicated to animal welfare. They all work within our community to make this a better world for animals. You may have a need they can assist with, or you may be able to help them help animals.

Animal Rescue

Helping Pets find homes

Animal rescue groups are dedicated to saving pets and encouraging adoptions. These groups take unwanted, abandoned, abused, or stray pets and attempt to find suitable homes for them. This list of rescues has both breed-specific and mixed breed organizations.

FAQs

Leash laws & more

The Leash Law and Dangerous Dog Ordinance, was established with everyone's safety in mind. By keeping your pet on a leash, you protect your pet from traffic, other animals, and reactive people. Learn more about leash laws and other rules that help the community.

Happy Tails!

Happy dog!
Kitten Adopted
Happy pup finds a home!
Misty adopted!

Congratulations and thank you to all our Pet Center pet parents!