Ways to Help Pet Welfare

Volunteer Dog


We are an all-volunteer workforce. Pet Welfare has no paid staff. Everyone from the Chairman of the Board to the shift volunteers donate their time and energy to provide a safe, clean, and loving home environment for the animals in our care until the perfect person comes along to make each cat or dog a permanent member of their family.

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer?

If yes, click here for instructions and more information on becoming a volunteer.

Dog Shift Volunteers
Volunteers come in every day of the week, including holidays, to make sure the dogs are fed, walked, socialized, and clean any areas that the dogs sleep in or spend the day. We have a morning shift (typically starts about 7:00am) that lets all the dogs out in the morning and an evening shift (typically starts about 4:00pm) that puts them back to bed. The shifts will typically last about 2 hours depending on the number of volunteers on the shift and the amount of dogs at the kennel

Cat Shift Volunteers
Volunteers come in every day of the week, including holidays, to make sure the cats are fed, socialized, and clean all litter boxes. We have a morning shift and an evening shift.

Office Volunteers
Volunteers come in Monday - Saturday, 9:00am - 1:00pm, excluding holidays to answer phones, show animals to prospective adopters, and perform office administrative duties.


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Funding Support

Pet Welfare is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt, charitable, nonprofit organization. Cash gifts are very important to Pet Welfare and are the easiest way to support our work. You can write a check, send a money order, or donate via Paypal. Donations are deductable to the full extent of the law.

100% of all monetary donations go directly to maintaining the shelter and providing a safe and healthy enviroment for the animals while they are waiting to be adopted into a forever home of their own.

Wish to make a donation?

  • You can send check or money order to our P.O. box(shown below). Use mail-in donation form.
  • You can donate online through PayPal. Click here to go to our donate page in PayPal.
  • We are looking into joing the United Way Combined Federal Campaign(CFC). Keep an eye out for our CFC number in 2024.
  • You can register with www.iGive.com, designate Pet Welfare as your cause, and a percentage of your online shopping will be donated to us.

There are many ways for you to provide financial support to Pet Welfare so that we may continue to provide a no-kill home to as many abandoned and unwanted cats and dogs as possible.

Donate via PayPal

Pick Me Dog


Adoptions allow us to help abandoned and unwanted cats and dogs find a loving home. With each adoption, a life is saved. Also with each adoption Pet Welfare, through the adoption fee, gets the much needed financial support to continue its lifesaving efforts.

Why get a pet from an animal shelter?

They are your best source when looking for a pet. We have a great selection of cats and dogs that are already spayed or neutered and up to date on all their shots.

At Pet Welfare we screen all animals that come to our shelter. We ensure every animal is evaluated for temperament. The volunteers give special to every "new" resident to the shelter to make them feel at home during their adjustment period. During the interview process the adopter will ask many questions to ensure that the pet you are thinking about adopting is the best match for you, your family, and situation. We take each and every adoption very seriously and look for that last forever home for our pets.

Come in and meet our community of cats and dogs. We're sure if you are ready to adopt that we have the right pet for you and your family.


Shopping Dog

Wish List

If you would like to help, Pet Welfare is always in need of the following supplies:

    Shelter Supplies - Plain bleach(gallon jugs), laundry soap, dryer sheets, paper towels, toilet paper, trash bags(tall kitchen and 33 or 39 gallon bags), disinfectant hand soap, dish soap, hand sanitizer, copier paper, gift cards for Wal-Mart, Target, Home Depot, Lowes, Pet Stores, Office Depot, etc.
    Cat Supplies - Science Diet wet/dry/specialty cat or kitten food, canned cat or kitten food, litter, cat toys (furry mice are a favorite).
    Dog Supplies - Science Diet wet/dry/specialty dog or puppy food, canned dog food, canned chunk chicken, canned pumpkin, canned green beans, pill pockets, potty training pads, towels, blankets, dog beds.


Donate a Kuranda Bed

Donate a shelter bed to Pet Welfare

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Contact Us

683 Range Road
Eglin AFB, FL 32542


Monday-Saturday: 0900 - 1300 hours (9:00am - 1:00pm) or by appointment
Closed Sunday and All Federal Holidays

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