A For-All Shelter

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Tampa Bay is a non-profit, animal welfare agency that runs an open-admission For-All animal shelter and public pet hospital (veterinary center) in Pinellas County. If you are looking to adopt dogs and cats we have been serving the community for more than 80 years. We also have visitors to our shelter adopt rabbits, guinea pigs and more. Annually SPCA Tampa Bay cares for almost 8,000 animals that have been surrendered by their owners, along with injured wildlife.

Our Mission

Through passionate collaboration with our community, we transform the lives of animals.

Our adoptions staff and volunteers work to match families with animals that are a good fit with the family’s home, lifestyle and personalities. This is the best place in Tampa Bay to adopt a dog or cat. There is no time limit for an animal’s stay at our pet shelter, and every animal receives compassionate care, regardless of its breed or size.


Our Vision

Create a community where every animal matters.

SPCA Tampa Bay cares for dogs, cats, pocket pets, exotic animals and livestock like goats and pigs. Animals receive immunizations, medical care, enrichment and loving care while they live at our animal shelter in Largo.

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9 hours ago

SPCA Tampa Bay
🧡 Adoption Recap 🧡85 of our animals found their forever homes last week 🐶🦆🐱🐰🐹🐦A very special congratulations to Garnet the rabbit who found her new family after 124 days with us here at the shelter! 🧡🐇#SPCATampaBay #animalshelter #adoption #adopted #adopt #rabbit #bunny #loveanimals #tampabay ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

SPCA Tampa Bay
🔦 Senior Spotlight 🔦This 10-year-old boy is Sam. Sam is looking for the purrfect home for his retirement 🏡He loves to spend his free time curled up in your lap or playing with his feline friends. He has lived with other cats, dogs and children so he would make a wonderful addition to any family 🐶🐱👶If you think Sam could be the cat for you, stop by and meet him today! -----For more information on Sam and our other adoptable cats, please visit www.spcatampabay.org/cats#SPCATampaBay #animalshelter #cat #adopt #cats #seniorcats #seniorsunday #SeniorSpotlight #sunday #adoptseniorpets #loveanimals #tampabay ... See MoreSee Less
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Last time Lacie came to see us, she was very sick. This is Lacie on her most recent visit with us and she is not only healthy, but she is the happiest pup we have ever seen! We are so happy to see Lacie is doing better ❤ #petcare #SPCATBVetCenter #stpetersburg #dogsofig #pethealth #vetcenter #veterinarymedicine #stpetevet ... See MoreSee Less
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6 days ago

SPCA Tampa Bay Veterinary Center
SPCA Veterinary Center is now hiring experienced Veterinary Technicians and Veterinary Assistants! Interested in joining our team? Apply and learn more about our available employment opportunities by visiting our career page https://spcatampabay.org/careers/ #spcatampabayvet #jobsearch #career #hiring #nowhiring #stpetejobs #tampabayjobs #veterinary #jobposting #jobopening #vettech #stpetersburg ... See MoreSee Less
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