Hurricane Irma: Aftermath

What You Need To Know

Our St. Pete veterinary center has no phone or internet right now, but is open for normal operations as of 9/13. If you have an urgent need, stop by the center.

Our Largo shelter is also open for normal operations as of 9/14.


How you can help SPCA Tampa Bay: Give Funds Now

Buy something from our Wish List

Volunteer to help us fix the damage from Irma here

We’re operating under special hours during the hurricane: Hours

Hurricane Preparation Resources

You can get on Pinellas County’s free Emergency Notification Service at

You should also invest in a battery-powered NOAA weather radio.


Fill up your vehicles and generators with gas and consider purchasing an extra container.

For ideas on what you’ll need for you and your pets, click here

If you adopted your pet from us, most likely your pet has been fitted with a 24PetWatch® microchip. For a limited time residents of Florida can update their microchip information for FREE by calling  1-866-597-2424.


Are you in an evacuation zone? A flood zone? Find out at 

For pet friendly shelter information and pre-registration visit You MUST pre-register, and mobile home residents are given priority. You can complete the registration online at

Where will you go? How is everyone getting there?

Many popular hotel chains offer pet friendly locations, including La Quinta, Motel 6, Red Roof, Red Lion and Best Western. Some hotel chains that typically aren’t pet friendly may ease their restrictions in case of an emergency but you should call ahead to make sure.

Other resources for  pet friendly hotels along your evacuation route:

Largo Shelter

9099 130th Avenue North
Largo, Florida 33773

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Shelter Hours:

Tuesday – Friday: 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Veterinary Center

3250 5th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713

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Veterinary Center Hours:

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.*
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

*Closed 12:30 p.m. -2:00 p.m. every 3rd & 4th Tuesday of the month

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