Tax Day Special

Need some relief on those taxes? We might not be able to give you a refund but we can provide you with a new furry family member who will bring you priceless love and joy for a lifetime. That’s all the relief you need!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, we’ll be celebrating America’s infamous Tax Day with $15 adoption fees for all animals over 4 months old.

All of our pets come

  • spayed/neutered
  • vaccinated
  • microchipped
  • with 30 days of free veterinary health insurance.

That’s a STEAL, especially when you consider all they will give you in return.

To see our available animals, visit our adoptions page.

Adoption hours are Monday-Friday from noon to 7:00pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Adoptions end 30 minutes prior to closing.

Our shelter is located at 3607 N. Armenia Avenue.

To reach our adoptions department with questions or to request more information call 813-876-7138 or email


Free At Last

The Humane Society of Tampa Bay was elated to hear the news that Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus will eliminate elephant acts. While our mission is focused on companion animals, the plight and well-being of all animals is important to us and the suffering of any species is of grave concern.

We applaud the Circus for taking this important step towards improving the lives of these gentle, sensitive and emotional beings. We hope their decision will help to widen the circle of compassion for all animals across all industries and nations.


HSTB Contributing $2,500 Reward to Cabela’s Case

UPDATE! March 12, 2015: The Tampa Police Department has made four arrests in Cabela’s case. Two of the suspects are juveniles who are charged with aggravated animal cruelty and armed trespassing. The other two suspects are adults who are both charged with possession of a fighting dog. Our hearts break for what Cabela went through but we know she is in wonderful hands at Tampa Bay Veterinary Emergency Service and will find a loving adoptive home through them. Help us spread the word through Cabela’s story that dog fighting and abuse is NOT cool and NOT to be tolerated, ever.

The Humane Society of Tampa Bay will contribute $2,500 to the reward being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who shot Cabela (STORY HERE). If you have information about the perpetrator(s) please call 813-231-6130.

Many many thanks to Tampa Police Department for rescuing her and to our friends at Tampa Bay Veterinary Emergency Service for taking such good care of her while she recovers.

If you would like to contribute to our reward fund to help find Cabela’s abuser(s) and to assist with other cases like hers, you can do so HERE. (Any contributions to this fund may be added to Cabela’s reward and/or used to fund future rewards for similar cruelty cases)


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