Pet Surrender

How to Surrender Your Pet

If you are no longer able to care for your pet or if you have found a stray that you cannot keep, we accept “surrenders” between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM, seven days a week, at our Intake Department located on the lower level of our shelter. Please park in the covered parking garage.

Due to limited space and resources, we cannot guarantee that every walk-in surrender will be accepted. Therefore, we encourage you to call or email before bringing your pet: 813.876.7138 ext. 0 or

Pet Rehoming

If you need to rehome your pet and we are unable to take them in due to limited space, we encourage you to use Rehome by Adopt-A-Pet and the Petco Foundation.

This life-saving tool will help you find a suitable home for your pet while supporting our homeless pets through an adoption fee donation. Get started: