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FloridaPets.net 2014 Pet-Friendly Emergency Shelter Guide

Where you and your pet can go if you must evacuate
from your home or vacation location during
hurricanes, wildfires or other disasters in Florida

Info Last Updated: 06-01-14

As you prepare for storm season, check out our Hurricane Check List


Really Important: We've been offering our Pet Friendly Shelter Guide for many years. Unfortunately, it has been plagiarized by other web sites in the past and then not been kept updated. And while we pride ourselves in keeping our Guide up to date, things can - and do - change, especially during serious weather events. Please, before heading out the door with your pet during a disaster situation, review this Guide - then contact your county's Emergency Management website for the very latest information.

We can provide you with the shelter information, but you should never evacuate to one unless - and until - officials tell you they are open.

Public pet-friendly shelters are terrific, but should not be your first choice
if you have other options.

We think the first choice of where to go should be a pet friendly relative or friend's house that's out of the evacuation area. If those aren't options for you, we think the next best place to go is a pet friendly hotel or motel that's out of the evacuation area. If that doesn't won't work for you either, our next suggestion is to find a pet friendly emergency shelter in your area and that's where our Guide may come in handy.

What to do if there are no nearby relatives, friends, motels, hotels or pet friendly shelters?

If all the above options are exhausted, we suggest loading up your animals, necessary supplies and sentimental items that could not be replaced if lost, and driving out of the storm's path, which might even mean leaving the state. You could call this Plan D. This is why having a plan to begin with is so important. If you leave, be sure to use a safe route, one prescribed by your county emergency management department. Pick up pamphlets in public locations and/or print out evacuation routes from Web sites now so you'll be prepared if the need should arise. In 2004, some people on the west coast of Florida, thinking they'd be safe heading east, got into worse weather than they would have had if they had stayed put. The storm just grazed their area, then blasted into central Florida, amazing even the experts. So be prepared to act, not react.

NEVER leave your pet behind!

We hope you weren't one of the people who left one of over 400 dogs behind to fend for themselves in Polk County after Hurricane Charley in 2004. Nope, we aren't making those stats up! They came right from Hillsborough County Animal Services that set up a makeshift shelter to gather lost pets in that area after the storm. We wish we didn't have to say this but if you leave your pet behind, you are essentially sentencing him or her to terror-filled days and nights...or even death.

Have you thought about this?

You should give a neighbor, someone with whom you and your pet are familiar and comfortable, a spare key to your house so if an evacuation order is issued while, for example, you are gone for the day, your neighbor can get your pet out quickly. Always have a bag of your pet's supplies and food ready by the door for you or your neighbor to grab if needed. Know ahead what your neighbor's evacuation plan will be since, in this scenario, your pet will be with them. Make sure your neighbor has the number where you'll be located and vice versa.

Why local kennels, veterinarian offices and humane society shelters are not good options.

While there are some kennels and veterinary offices that graciously offer to board pets during disasters, it's important to know if your house isn't safe, if your town is slated to get hit hard by a hurricane, local kennels and vet's offices will also be in peril. Those buildings aren't necessarily built to withstand hurricane force winds. Anyway, these are bad options - they separate you from your pet. While some humane society shelters announce they'll house some animals temporarily, this places strain on already-full shelters and one-on-one care may be difficult, plus sometimes those buildings aren't built to withstand hurricane force winds either. This option also separates you from your pet.


Stay informed. Verify before leaving. Not all facilities we list here
are open for every storm and decision sometimes aren't made until the very last minute.

A couple of important notes to government officials

We believe it makes for good community relations and safer conditions for both pets and people to provide specifics about pet friendly shelters as early as possible so people can prepare their evacuation plans ahead of time. And for the counties still not offering shelters that allow pets - please reconsider your arrangements, even if there are temporary for the current storm season only.

Bookmark and check this page frequently, especially as storms approach

We'll be adding to this list as we learn of more locations or changes to the information we have. Refresh your screen each time you return to this page so you'll have the latest info. With that said, on to the information we've compiled for you to help keep yourself and your pets safe.


Here's the Guide - Where to Go, County by County

Editor's Note: Below, we've tried to provide you with as much information as possible. We've listed pet-friendly shelters for each county, if any, area pet-friendly motels and hotels, if any, and we've linked to each county's emergency management Web page, if they have one.

Alachua County

No pet-friendly shelters at this time. To encourage Alachua Counnty to establish one, contact the Emergency Management Operations Coordinators office at 352-264-6530.

In the meantime, Alachua officials say people may bring their pets with them if they must use a public shelter, but that the pet will then be transported to another location and cared for by county animal services until the storm passes. Guardians must provide their pets' carrier or crate, food, and updated medical records. Caution: This option separates you from your pet.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Baker County

No pet-friendly shelters at this time. To encourage Baker County to establish one, contact the Emergency Management Department at 904-259-6111.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Bay County

Bay County Fairgrounds, 2230 E. 15th Street (corner of Sherman Ave. and Hwy. 98) has been used in the past as a pet-friendly shelter area, but unfortunately, this county will only make announcements "per-storm." To encourage Bay County to give better heads up on shelters, contact the Emergency Management Department at 850-784-4000. And check the Bay County link above, or check back here, if a storm threatens your area before heading out to this shelter.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Bradford County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Bradford County to establish one, contact the Emergency Management Department at 904-966-6337.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Brevard County

1. Port St. John Community Center, 6650 Corto Road, Port St. John. 321-633-1904.

2. Viera Regional Community Center, 2300 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera.

3. Palm Bay Regional Park, 1951 Malabar Rd. NW, Palm Bay.

You don't have to pre-register to get into these shelters, but you should contact Brevard County Animal Services at 321-633-2024 and make sure they're open before you leave home. All but the Melbourne Greyhound Park accept pets and their people. Pet guardians using these facilities must provide proof of animal's rabies vaccination, food, identification, a carrier and cleaning supplies.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Broward County

1. Millennium Middle School, 5803 NW 94th Avenue, Tamarac.

This pet-friendly shelter is only for pet guardians living in an evacuation zone (east of US 1) and/or those living in mobile homes anywhere in the County.

Pre-registration is required and can be accomplished beginning June 2 by calling 954-989-3977 or going in person to the Humane Society of Broward County, located at 2070 Griffin Road, Fort Lauderdale, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. To register, you'll need: proof of your address, i.e., utility bill, proof of pet's vaccinations and license, veterinarian's information, photo of pet and a carrier for your pet.

Pet guardians must also stay at the shelter; animals will be housed in individual crates in the school's gym and people will stay in the cafeteria. Humane Society volunteers and a veterinarian will supervise the pets. For more information, go to Humane Society of Broward County or call Broward County Hurricane Hotline at 954-831-4000. There is room for a maximum of 350 pets and 500 people.

For information regarding large animal preparedness, contact Broward County Animal Care at 954-359-1010.

If you are unable or unwilling to use a public shelter, go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. NOTE: Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Calhoun County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Calhoun County to establish one, contact the Emergency Management Department at 850-674-8075.

There are four cities in this county, Altha, Blountstown, Clarksville and Kinard.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Charlotte County

Charlotte County has no shelters for people or pets if a Category 3 or higher storm is forecast for the area. The information below is for Category 1 or 2 storms only. To encourage Charlotte County to establish one to accommodate people and pets during higher category storms, contact the Office of Emergency Management Department at 941-833-4000.

1. Port Charlotte Middle School, 23000 Midway Blvd., Port Charlotte.

Only dogs and cats will be accepted at this shelter and they must have current immunizations. Guardians must provide crates, bedding, feeding supplies, medical records, identification tags and pictures of the pet. Pets must be accompanied by their guardian, but they will be kept in separate parts of the school. Designated times will be given for guardians to walk and care for their pets. Registration is not required. For real-time updates on shelter openings, visit this link.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Citrus County

1. Lecanto Middle School, 3790 West Educational Path, Lecanto.

This is a general population shelter that allows pets. Animals arriving at this shelter must have proof of rabies vaccination and county license. Pet guardians must stay here too.

Congratulations to Citrus County Animal Services. They worked hard with other groups to get this shelter ready for the 2009 storm season. While it took them a few years, it shows what team work can do.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Clay County

Clay County should be applauded for their hard work getting these pet-friendly shelters ready for the 2009 storm season:

1. Clay High School, 2025 State Hwy 16 W, Green Cove Springs.

2. Keystone Heights Junior-Senior High, 900 S. W. Orchid Avenue, Keystone Heights.

3. Orange Park High School, 2300 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park.

Dogs, cats, seeing-eye animals, hamsters, gerbils, rabbits and birds will be accepted at any of these shelters. Reptiles will not be permitted. Users of the shelters should bring along a three-day supply of their pet's food, bottled water, a can opener, food containers, medical and registration records, medications, pet toys, bedding, a current picture of the pet, cat litter and litter box, leashes and pet carriers. Pet guardians wishing to use the shelters will be required to register annually.

There are three Clay County horse boarding facilities to help with your horses if you have to evacuate your home and land:

1. Hoofbeat Hollow Hunter Barn
3027 Black Creek Drive
Middleburg, FL
904-282-8860

2. Sunset Farms Arena & Boarding
3996 Sunrise Farms Road
Middleburg, FL
904-291-9824

3. Taylor Oaks Equestrian Center
4105 Compton Road
Middleburg, FL
904-291-8764

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Collier County

1. North Collier Regional Park.

Located at 15000 Livingston Road. Pre-registration is required every year after May and can be accomplished online or at the Collier County Domestic Animal Services shelter at 7610 Davis Blvd. Yearly registration is required, but the shelter will still use the first-come, first-served method of allowing people in. If you registered last year, you will need to register again this year and pre-registration doesn't guarantee a spot.

This shelter will hold 75 pets, dogs and cats only. Pets will be housed in one building and their guardians will be housed in another building that's only 100 feet away. Be sure to bring along a 3-day supply of food and water per pet, pet crate, litter box, any needed medications, cleaning supplies toys, blankets, bedding, leash, collar with identification attached, current vaccination record (no one will be admitted without the current record in hand) and, for idenification purposes, 2 pictures of your pet; one of the pet alone and one with the pet pet guardian together. a photo of your pet, your pet's immunization records, a week of food and water, a litter box if you have a cat, a toy, a leash and collar or harness. For more information, call 239-252-7387.

2. Palmetto Ridge High School, 1655 Oilwood Road, Naples, is a special needs shelter, NOT for the general public. It is operated by the emergency management department, along with Collier Domestic Animal Services, for the pets of special needs patients. The program includes transportation for the people and animals in the program. Participating pets must be pre-registered, have identification and be up to date on required immunizations. Special needs residents can register their pets for this program by calling the Collier County Emergency Operations Center hotline at 239-252-8400.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Columbia County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Columbia County to establish one, contact the Emergency Management Department at 386-758-1125.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Dade County

To use the shelter below, Miami-Dade residents must preregister their pets and have up to date records of vaccinations. For info about preregistration or to acquire an application, visit this page or call 3-1-1.

1. Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School, 1410 County Line Road, in north central Miami. For residents and their pets.

2. E. Darwin Fuchs Pavilion, formerly called the "Sunshine Pavillion" - located on the grounds of the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition, located at 10901 SW 24th Street in southwest Miami. They will accept cats, dogs, small mammals and birds, but no reptiles. Pets must be registered in advance and pet guardians must provide pet food and toys and be responsible for cleaning their pet's crate. There's room for about 150 animals and 350 humans to be housed on separate sides of the pavilion's 49,000-square-foot area. This was the county's first-ever pet-friendly shelter, first used in 2005.

If you are unable or unwilling to use a public shelter, go here for pet friendly hotels and motels. NOTE: Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


DeSoto County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage DeSoto County to establish one, contact the Emergency Management Department at 863-993-4831.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Dixie County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Dixie County to establish one, contact the Emergency Management Department at 352-498-1240.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Duval County

1. Landmark Middle School, located at 101 Kernan Boulevard N.

2. Mandarin Middle School, located at 5100 Hood Road

3. Chimney Lakes Elementary School, located at 9353 Staples Mill Drive.

All animals except reptiles will be accepted at these shelters. Pets must have identification and proof of vaccination and registration. Pet guardians will need to supply their own crates, supplies, food, etc. It's important to note animals may be housed in separate rooms than their guardidans, but the guardians will still be required to care for and maintain their own pets.

Preregistration is not required. For more information, call City Link at 904-630-2489.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Escambia County

1. Molino Park Elementary School, 899 Highway 97, Molino.

Escambia County's first pet-friendly hurricane shelter houses between 150 and 350 dogs and cats (only) in the school's gym in carriers or cages. Guardians will be located in a separate area of the school and will be responsible for providing their own food, water, medicine and cleanup supplies. Pre-registration for pets is required. Download a form and learn the rules here or stop by Escambia County Animal Shelter, 200 West Fairfield Drive, Pensacola.

2. The Escambia County Equestrian Center, 7750 Mobile Highway, Pensacola.

This location will accept equines during hurricane evacuations. Once stalls have been filled, people may bring their animals and keep them in their animal trailers. All care of the equines must be at the responsibility of their people. For more information about this location, call 850-941-6042.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Flagler County

1. Flagler County Agricultural Extension Center, at the Flagler County Fairgrounds, located on CR 13, 154 Sawgrass Road, Bunnell. They can be reached by calling 386-437-7464. Officials tell us this shelter will be used only for Category 1 storms; they will evacuate for storms above that category.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Franklin County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Franklin County to establish one, contact the Emergency Management Department at 850-653-8977

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Gadsden County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Gadsden County to establish one, contact the Emergency Management Department at 850-627-9233.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Gilchrist County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Gilchrist County to establish one, contact the Department of Public Safety at 386-935-5400.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Glades County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Glades County to establish a separate Emergency Management Department, and a pet-friendly emergency shelter, contact the Florida Division of Emergency Management at 850-413-9969.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Gulf County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Gulf County to establish one, contact the Emergency Management Department at 850-229-9110.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Hamilton County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Hamilton County to establish one, contact the Emergency Management Department at 386-792-6647.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Hardee County

Hardee Junior High School, 2401 US Highway 17 N., Wauchula. Interested persons should review the rules and complete a pet-friendly shelter pre-application form.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Hendry County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Hendry County to establish one, contact the Emergency Management Department at 863-612-4700.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Hernando County

1. D.S. Parrott Middle School, 19220 Youth Drive, Brooksville.

This shelter accommodates 172 people and around 300 dogs and cats. One wing of the school is for people; the other wing for pets. People can remain in the pet wing until a storm approaches. No exotics allowed. Pre-registration can be accomplished here. Pet guardians are required to bring their pet's carrier. For more information, call 352-796-5062.

There will be a need for volunteers to care for animals left at this shelter by guardians who stay elsewhere. We can't imagine anyone not wanting to stay with their pets but, nonetheless, if you can help, please call the above number.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Highlands County

1. Avon Park Youth Camp, 1001 West Lake Isis Avenue in Avon Park. For pets and their people. The humane society will staff this shelter. Only dogs and cats will be accepted and guardians must provide proof of Highlands County residency, pet rabies vaccination tag attached to pet's collar, photo of pet, as well as pet's leash, water and food bowls, food sufficient for seven days, carrier, medication, first aid kit and beds and toys. Space is limited, so don't delay in getting there if officials feel a storm will affect the county. The camp can be reached at 863-453-6426.

2. Dog Designs by Dana, 701 Thunderbird Hill Road in Sebring. 863-314-9883. Pets only. This option separates you from your pet.

3. The Dawg House, 69 Dawg House Drive in Lake Placid (off Henscratch.) 863-465-9674. Pets only. This option separates you from your pet

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Hillsborough County

Space is limited in the following shelters and no reservations are accepted. Make your plans before the storm is upon your area as these are first-come, first-served. Only dogs, cats, rabbits, and birds are permitted at these shelters. Please take your own leashes, muzzles, carriers, food, medication and proof of rabies vaccination.

1. Sgt. Smith Middle School, 14303 Citrus Pointe Drive, Tampa.

2. Burnett Middle School, 1010 N. Kingsway Road, Seffner.

3. Bartels Middle School, 9020 Imperial Oak Blvd., in the Live Oak Preserve area of Tampa, in the northern portion of Hillsborough County.

4. Shields Middle School, 15732 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin, in the southern portion of Hillsborough County.

Officials are seeking volunteers to help with the animals. Contact Hillsborough County Animal Services at 813-744-5660 if you are an interested animal lover and would like to help. These shelters are set up next to shelters for humans. Here is a page with maps to each shelter.

Note: This county was one of the first in Florida to include animals and agricultural needs in disaster plans. The Community of Hillsborough Animal and Agricultural Response Team (CHAART) assesses will be needed and will dispatch teams to do things like take food to animals or generators to fish farms.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Holmes County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Holmes County to establish one, contact the Department of Emergency Management at 850-547-1112.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Indian River County

Liberty Magnet School, 6850 81st St., Vero Beach.

Congrats to Indian River County for finally setting up a pet-friendly shelter. The facility will be only for pet owners who live in the countyís evacuation areas. Pre-registration is required and applications are available here.

Humans and their pets will be housed in a separate areas of the facility. Pet guardians must show proof they live in the county's evacuation areas and proof of their pet's vaccinations. For more information, call the Humane Society of Vero Beach & Indian River County at 772-388-3331, ext. 10.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Jackson County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Jackson County to establish a pet-friendly shelter, contact the Emergency Management Department at 772-226-3857.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Jefferson County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Jefferson County to establish a pet-friendly shelter, contact the Emergency Management Department at 850-342-0211.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Lafayette County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Lafayette County to establish a pet-friendly shelter, contact the Emergency Management Department at 386-294-1950.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Lake County

We are awarding Lake County the honor of being the best county in Florida when it comes to pet-friendly emergency shelters!

This county used to have 8 pet friendly shelters, but due to personnel and financial shortages, the list is now down to 4. The following are people and pet friendly and three of them are also for people with special needs. All pets must be crated and have proof of rabies vaccination. To register for the special needs program, contact Lake County Emergency Management at (352) 343-9420.

1. Leesburg Elementary School, 2229 South Street, Leesburg. Also special needs.

2. Lost Lake Elementary School, 1901 Johns Lake Road, Clermont. Also special needs.

3. Umatilla Elementary, 401 Lake Street, Umatilla. Also special needs.

4. Villages Elementary School, 695 Rolling Acres Road, Lady Lake.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.

Special: It is worth noting in 2005, Lake County earned the National Association of Counties Achievement Award for its work in developing a pet-friendly hurricane shelter program. This proves it can be done by all counties in Florida.


Lee County

1. South Fort Myers High School, 14020 Plantation Road, Fort Myers.

2. East Lee County High School, 715 Thomas Sherwin Avenue, Lehigh Acres. (Will be used for future storms, only if activated and announced.)

Only residents in mandatory evacuation areas will be eligible for these two shelters. Only dogs and cats will be permitted. Pets and their people will have to stay in separate classrooms and guardians must provide pet's food, leash, etc. No registration is required, but get there early as it's first-come, first-serve. To make sure you and your pet will meet all requirements for entry, review Hurricane Preparedness Information or call the emergency pet shelter information line is 239-344-4424.

3. Expo Hall of the Lee Civic Center, 11831 Bayshore Road, North Fort Myers.

This location will accept dogs, cats and birds belonging to Lee County residents only. Preregistration and confirmation are required and forms can be obtained by calling Lee County Emergency Management at 239-477-3600 or 239-533-3622. .

4. Other locations will be announced, depending on the nature of the approaching storm. .

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Leon County

We are currently updating this info...

Announcement from Leon County officials, "Leon County has not designated a specific Pet Friendly Public Shelter [for the current storm season. While a number of years ago we had anticipated using Chiles High School for this purpose in the event of an evacuation of the region, the situation has changed. During Tropical Storm Fay in 2008 we opened a Pet Friendly Shelter at Florida High (the only Public Shelter in Leon County that was opened for that event). After T.S. Fay, our Animal Control Division was able to obtain a mobile unit which gives us greater flexibility in where we can conduct this operation. Therefore, if a Pet Friendly Shelter is deemed to be necessary we will identify the most appropriate location and advise the public at that time."

04-25-11 Update from FloridaPets.net:

As we state earlier on this page, we feel not announcing pet friendly shelters ahead of time to allow people to pre-plan isn't an ideal arrangement, especially for people with pets or people with special physical needs.

The Chiles High School shelter above had once been a cooperative effort with the Red Cross and Disaster Animal Response Team (DART), the latter being affiliated with the Humane Society of the United States. The Leon County Humane Society had partnered with DART for the first time in 2004, providing crates, resources, and volunteers to staff an established pet friendly shelter. We were excited. It was a great example of what could be accomplished with everyone working together and we hope this will become reality for Leon County again - soon.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Levy County

Levy County Animal Services Shelter, 12055 NE 69th Lane (Levy County Landfill Compound). This is a joint effort between Levy County Animal Services and the Humane Society of Levy County, Inc. The shelter will be able to shelter about 250 animals and will open only when the Emergency Management Office opens shelters for people. Guardians need to provide roomy kennels for their pets, current vaccination record, including rabies, pet food, bottled water, strong leashes, medication, food dishes, mechanical can opener, favorite toy or blanket, and cat litter and a pan. People with special needs should make arrangements with the Health Department for their transport as well as their pets. Go here for more info.

Even though we applaud Levy County for making an arrangement for pets, readers should know this option separates you from your pet.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Liberty County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Liberty County to establish a pet-friendly shelter, contact the Emergency Management Department at 850-643-2339.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Madison County

1. Old Ag Center, NE College Loop, Madison.

Directions: From NE College Loop, go about 100 yards, turn right onto Ag Center Circle. Follow this around past the first building, which is the old Ag Center building. Officials tells us this location will hold aboout 25 dogs. Call 850-973-4138 or 850-973-3698 for more information.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Manatee County

1. Braden River High School, 6545 State Road 70 East, Bradenton.

2. Manatee High School, 1000 32nd Street, West, Bradenton.

3. Nolan Middle School, 6615 Greenbrook Blvd., Bradenton. (Also for residents with special needs)

Do not go to any of these shelters unless/until officials announce they are open. Unfortunately, this is one of those counties that won't announce which pet-friendly shelters will be open ahead of time, so you can't make plans ahead of time. If you'd like to voice your opinion about that, and ask the county to announce beforehand so you can at least make some plans, contact Manatee County Emergency Management Department at 941-749-3500.

Officials said these shelters will only accept dogs, cats and birds. Pet guardians must stay with their pet(s) and pet(s) must arrive and remain in carriers, except for potty breaks, of course. Guardians must provide pet food, supplies and proof of rabies vaccination.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Marion County

1. Vanguard High School, 7 Northwest 28th Street, Ocala.

They will accept dogs, cats and birds, if in their own cages. Pet guardians should bring all necessary supplies. They may stay with their pets before and after the storm and will be responsible for their animalís care during those times. During the storm, pets will be in one building and humans will be in another. Animal Control and Animal Center professionals will care for pets during this time.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Martin County

1. The Humane Society of the Treasure Coast, 4100 SW Leighton Farm Road, Palm City.

This option is only for Martin County residents living in evacuation zones. Note: This is a drop-off option and separates people from their pets.

Pre-registration will be required and pet guardians will need to present their pet's vaccination records to register. For more information, contact the Humane Society at 772-287-5753 or 772-223-8822.

2. Palm City Animal Medical Center, 3090 SW Mapp Road, Palm City.

This animal clinic has been certified as a hurricane shelter to provide residents with another option for keeping pet safe during evacuations. Note: This is a drop-off option and separates people from their pets.

A note about the future of pet-friendly shelters in this county: Per an article on PalmBeachPost.com in early 2008, the Council on Aging of Martin County has received a $748,000 grant from the state to redo the proposed Charles and Rae Kane Senior Center on Salerno Road into a hurricane shelter. The facility was to be ready by 2010. It was to cost $10 million and hold around 200 seniors with special needs and their dogs, cats or birds - we'll post an update on this soon.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Miami-Dade County

To use either shelter below, Miami-Dade residents must preregister their pets and have up to date records of vaccinations. For info about preregistration or to acquire an application, go here or call 3-1-1.

1. E. Darwin Fuchs Pavilion, formerly called the "Sunshine Pavillion" - located on the grounds of the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition, located at 10901 SW 24th Street in southwest Miami. They will accept cats, dogs, small mammals and birds, but no reptiles. Pets must be registered in advance and pet guardians must provide pet food and toys and be responsible for cleaning their pet's crate. There's room for about 150 animals and 350 humans to be housed on separate sides of the pavilion's 49,000-square-foot area. This was the county's first-ever pet-friendly shelter, first used in 2005.

2. Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School, 1410 County Line Road, Ives Estates, in north central Miami. For residents and their pets.

If you are unable or unwilling to use a public shelter, go here for pet friendly hotels and motels. NOTE: Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Monroe County

In class 1 or 2 hurricanes, Monroe County will open four storm shelters equipped for pets at local schools in Islamorada, Marathon and Key West. This is another county that does not announce locations ahead of time, so plan accordingly. Pet guardians must bring vaccination records, leashes, collars, appropriate size cages, food and special diet, three day water supply and bowl, sheets, blanket, towel, muzzles, flea spray, grooming supplies, first aid kit, and any medication pet requires. Contact the Monroe County Emergency Management Information Hotline at 1-800-955-5504 for more information.

This is the Keys area of Florida and county officials say there are simply no safe shelters here during category 3,4, or 5 storms. During those times, people are instructed to evacuate to the mainland, which is Dade County.

During category 1 or 2 storms, only people with special needs who have previously registered their pets may request transportation to shelters allowing pets. A Monroe County Pet Friendly Special Needs Sheltering Plan emergency shelter agreement form must be completed prior to evacuation.

For non-special needs clients, other shelters accept pets during category 1 or 2 storms, but will house them in separate locations from their guaridians. Note: This option separates people from their pets.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Nassau County

1. Yulee Elementary School, located in the center of the county at 86063 Felmore Road, Yulee. Pre-registration is required for both shelters and most small pets, except snakes, will be allowed. Pet guardians must stay at the shelter with their pet, but may be in separate rooms during the height of a hurricane. Guardians must bring their pet's own cage, water, food, medications, blankets and towels. For more information and to register, call 904-225-0006, 904-225-2298 or 800-894-7006.

2. Callahan Middle School, located on the westside of the county at 450121 Old Dixie Hwy., Callahan. For more informaton, call 904-491-7440.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Okaloosa County

1. Northwest Florida State College. Pet people will be housed inside the main arena at the new Community Services Complex on the Niceville campus. Their pets will be kept in classrooms inside the nearby science building, which officials say was designed to withstand high winds. People will be able to care for their pets while staying at the shelter. There will be a temporary dog run available. For now, only dogs, cats, and birds will be allowed. Pets must be up to date on rabies immunizations and guardians should bring the pet's crates, bowls, and food.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Okeechobee County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Okeechobee County to establish a pet-friendly shelter, contact the Florida Department of Emergency Management at 850-413-9969. They were to have had some meetings about this in late 2009, so we will follow up on this.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Orange County

County officials tell us they will have at least two pet-friendly shelters, but may not use the same locations this year they used last year. In case evacuation becomes necessary, they recommend people call the Citizen's Information Line at 407-836-3111 which will provide the latest info and shelter locations. Pre-registration will not be required.

Note: Not knowing where you'll be able to go with your pet until the very last minute is poor planning on everyone's part. Please engage a Plan B if you live in this county, to ensure the safety of you and your pet prior to a storm, not when it's bearing down on your neighborhood.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Osceola County

Officials tell us "the plan" is for pet guardians to contact animal control at 407-343-7101 to pick up and shelter pets during emergencies. This option separates you from your pet; you would be better to take your pet and get out of town.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Palm Beach County

1. West Boynton Recreation Center, located at 6000 North Tree Boulevard, between Hypoluxo Road and Gateway Boulevard, off the east side of Jog Road in Lake Worth. Pre-register online here or print out the form from that page and mail or take it to the county.

Dogs, cats, parakeets, gerbils and sugar gliders will be permitted - no reptiles. The shelter will be located in the rec center's gymnasium. The recreation center will hold about 600 animals and about 300 people. Large dogs will be kept separate from small dogs with a room divider. Pets of people with special needs will also be accepted, but the people will have to stay at a separate special needs shelter, which means they will be separated from their pets. For more information, call Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control at 561-233-1266 or go here.

Palm Beach County officials are working to establish an additional pet-friendly shelter. This county has had a pet-friendly shelter since the 2006 storm season.

2. The Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, located at 3200 North Military Trail in West Palm Beach, will take dogs and cats when an evacuation order is given. Reservations can be made online at the link given here. There is a non-refundable required deposit of $100 per pet, good for the whole hurricane season. For more specifics and information, call 561-472-8874. This option separates you from your pet and if you are delayed more than 5 days in returning to the area, your pet could be considered abandoned!

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Pasco County

Mike Fasano Regional Hurricane Shelter, 11611 Denton Ave., Hudson.

You can get info and pre-register online here. Residents must pre-register with a new application every year. There will be space for 200 cats and 100 dogs; no other type animals will be accepted. There is a limit of 2 pets per household. This shelter is available to citizens that reside in Evacuation Zone A, B, C, and/or in mobile homes in coastal Pasco County. Animals will be required to have vaccination records. Guardians must also stay at the shelter and care for their own pets. Bring crates and all supplies necessary to care for your pet for a few days.

This is really serious: if you leave the shelter without your pet, your animal could be considered abandoned and will be surrendered to Pasco County Animal Services. Check here for more info.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Pinellas County

1. Dunedin Highland Middle School, 70 Patricia Avenue, Dunedin

2. Oak Grove Middle School, 1370 S. Belcher Avenue, Clearwater

3. Thurgood Marshall Middle School, 3901 22nd Avenue South, St. Petersburg

Registration is mandatory if you wish to use any of these shelters. Shelter will be in the school's gymnasiums. Spaces fill fast, so download registration forms and find more info at Pinellas County Pet Preparedness or call 727-582-2150. People should bring their pet carriers, leashes, food and water bowls and current Pinellas County license and rabies vaccination record. In case of an emergency, not all pet-friendly shelters may open, so check with the county before heading out your door.

Note: Pinellas Co. Animal Services is seeking volunteers who can transport the pets of special needs residents who evacuate during emergencies. If you can help, please call Greg Andrews at 727-582-2623.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Polk County

1. Philip O'Brien Elementary, 1225 East Lime Street, Lakeland.

2. Lake Region High School, 1995 Thunder Road, Eagle Lake.

3. Alta Vista Elementary, 801 Scenic Highway, Haines City.

4. Lakeland,(formerly Lime Street Elementary), 225 E Lime St, Lakeland.

5. Eagle Lake,400 W Crystal Beach Road, Eagle Lake.

Not all pet-friendly shelters will be opened for all storms, so check the link above before leaving home. For a list of all you'll need to take with you, please go here

Only dogs, cats, and birds are allowed at the shelters which will be managed by the Polk County Sheriff's Office Animal Control Department. Pet guardians must bring shot records for each pet, an airline-approved carrying case, and enough food for three days. An agreement must be signed upon arrival at the shelter that says the guardian will stay with the pet(s) at all times.

Shelter preregistration is required and can be accomplished by contacting the Emergency Management Division at: Polk County Emergency Management, Attention: Pet-Friendly Shelter, 1295 Brice Blvd., Bartow, Florida, 33830. For more information, pet guardians should call 863-534-5600 or e-mail petshelter@polkfl.com.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Putnam County

1. Ochwilla Elementary School, 299 N. State Road 21, Hawthorne.

Shelter will be open during emergencies only. Pet guardians must bring proof of rabies vaccine, cages or crates and needed food, medicines, bedding, and a photograph of themselves with their pet. Check here for directions to shelter and evacuation routes. General information line is 386-329-0379.

Regarding Farm Animals: There are no plans at this time to house farm animals during a weather emergency. According to the Putnam County ESF-17, Animal Support, several groups are currently working together to address the issue of education and planning for equine and livestock owners during emergencies in the area. They will notify us when additional info becomes available so that we may update this listing for you.

Per Putnam County Animal Services, volunteers at the Putnam County pet-friendly shelters are members of the Putnam County Emergency Animal Support Team who have had additional training to work in evacuation shelters. If you would like to join the Animal Support Team, you'll want to attend the Awareness Level Emergency Animal Sheltering Course which will be given in Palatka Saturday, January 28, 2012. (For more info, use link cited above.)

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Santa Rosa County

1.Avalon Middle School, 5445 King Arthurs Way, Milton.

This shelter is for dogs and cats only. Pre-registration is required and available online or may be accomplished at Animal Services, 4451 Pine Forest Road, Cooperative Extension Service, 6263 Dogwood Drive, or the Santa Rosa County Southside Service Center, 5841 Gulf Breeze Parkway. For more information, call 850-983-4680 (for Santa Rosa County) or 850-595-3075 (for Escambia County.)

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Sarasota County

1. Brookside Middle School, 3636 S. Shade Ave., Sarasota

2. Heron Creek Middle School, 6501 W. Price Blvd., North Port

3. North Port High School, 6400 W. Price Blvd., North Port

4. Pine View School, 501 Old Venice Road, Osprey

5. Woodland Middle School, 2700 Panacea Blvd., North Port

Not all shelters will open during each emergency, so check with officials before leaving your home.

Guardians must stay at the shelters with their pets. If you use a pet-friendly shelter, bring your pet's own food, water, water bowl, medications, up to date immunization records and be prepared to sign a Pet Friendly Shelter Agreement. You can get an agreement and more information about the rules by calling Sarasota County government at 941-861-5000.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Seminole County

1. Bentley Elementary School, 2190 Oregon Avenue, Sanford.
Only for residents with special needs and their pets.

2. Lyman High School, 865 S. Ronald Reagan Blvd., also known as County Road 427, Longwood.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


St. Johns County

1. South Woods Elementary School, 4750 SR-206 West, Elkton.

2. Timberlin Creek Elementary School, 555 Pine Tree Lane, St. Augustine (North St. Johns County.)

Both locations will provide shelter for people and their pets. Pre-registration is not required and there are no restrictions as to acceptable species of pets. Guardians must bring pet's carrier, collar and Rabies tag, leash, 3-day food supply, water, bowls and any necessary medication. Go to above website and click on "Pet Shelters" link for more information.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


St. Lucie County

Port St. Lucie will have its first pet-friendly shelter ready for use sometime during summer, 2011. This is important because, according to news reports, 45 percent of Treasure Coast resident have pets and 85 percent would take their animals with them for evacuations. While we wish the latter number was 100 percent, it's a good start and the county must listen to its residents.

The new facility will provide shelter for around 100 animals and their guardians and will be located in the Ravenswood Commnity Center on Prima Vista Blvd. More news to follow...

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Sumter County

1. South Sumter High School, 706 North Main Street/SR 475, Bushnell.

The shelter will be in the school cafeteria. For more info, please call the Sumter County Sheriff's Office at 352-793-0222.

2. Oxford Assembly of God, 12114 N. US 301, Oxford.

Pets must be crated. Please call 352-748-6124 before evacuating to this location to check opening times and availability

3. Lake Panasoffkee United Methodist Church,589 CR 470, Lake Panasoffkee.

Pets must be crated. Please call 352-793-3438 before evacuating to this location to check opening times and availability.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Suwannee County

The Live Oak Coliseum, 1302 SW 11th Street/CR 136, Live Oak.

Sometimes referred to as the "Suwannee County Coliseum," this facility will provide shelter to pets and people during evacuations.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Taylor County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Taylor County to establish a pet-friendly shelter, contact the Emergency Management Department at 850-838-3575.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Union County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Union County to establish a pet-friendly shelter, contact the Emergency Management Department at 386-496-2501.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Volusia County

1. Volusia County Fairgrounds, 3150 E. State Road 44, DeLand (1/4 mile east of Interstate 4 on State Road 44.)

This shelter is for pets and people. Transportation to the fairgrounds is provided at regular bus stops if animals are in carriers. Pets must have ID, current license and rabies tags affixed to collar. Each animal must also have proof of vaccinations and be confined to a carrier or crate. For more information about this shelter, call 386-248-1790 or go here.

2. Hinson Middle School, 1860 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach.

3. Palm Terrace Elementary, 1825 Dunn Avenue, Daytona Beach.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Wakulla County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Wakulla County to establish a pet-friendly shelter, contact the Emergency Management Department at 850-926-0800.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Walton County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Walton County to establish a pet-friendly shelter, contact the Emergency Management Department at 850-892-8066.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.


Washington County

No pet-friendly shelters. To encourage Washington County to establish a pet-friendly shelter, contact the Emergency Management Department at 850-638-6203.

Go here for area pet friendly hotels and motels. Some may change pet policies or require special fees during evacuations, so please double check before making reservations.



IMPORTANT NOTE: Many pet-friendly hotels require a small deposit, the amount of which will vary from facility to facility, BUT IT SHOULD NOT BE A RIDICULOUSLY HIGH AMOUNT. The average pet deposit, even at facilities that normally allow pets, is no more than $100 and it's usually refundable unless someone's pet damages the room. So, if you are being charged more than that, you are being taken advantage of and treated poorly. Please contact FloridaPets.net and let us know!



Motels and Hotels Outside Florida

In addition, in case you have to go out of state to find accommodations, the following motel/hotel chains are, IN GENERAL, pet-friendly, but when you call to check on room availability, also verify their pet policy:

Best Western Inns 1-800-528-1234
Comfort Inns 1-800-228-5150
Days Inn 1-800-329-7466
Econo Lodge 1-800-553-2666
Holiday Inn 1-800-465-4329
Howard Johnson 1-800-465-4329
La Quinta Inn 1-800-531-5900
Motel 6 1-800-466-8356 (Does not charge pet fees)
Quality Inn 1-800-228-5151
Ramada Inn 1-800-228-2828
Red Roof Inn 1-800-843-7663
Residence Inn 1-800-331-3131
Super 8 Motels 1-800-800-8000

If you know of other pet-friendly shelters that welcome both people and pets, please email FloridaPets.net.



Important General Resources

1. Think you've been the victim of price gouging? Sections 501.160 and 501.205 of the Florida Statutes states it's illegal to charge "excessive" prices for goods or services following a declared state of emergency, such as a hurricane. (Individuals or businesses found guilty of price gouging can be fined up to $1,000 per violation.) Report possible cases of price gouging to the Florida Division of Consumer Services by calling 1-800-435-7352 OR the Attorney General's hotline at 1-866-966-7226.

2. How do you keep your aquarium running if the power goes off? Gotta keep that filter, going, right? We once used a battery pack for our fish while relocating several hundred miles. Seems we bought batteries in every town, but the fish survived! There are other (easier) ways and you can learn all about them here.

3. The Sunshine State Horse Council Web site contains emergency preparation information, emergency resources and a database of relocation sites that will provide space for horses displaced by fire or hurricane, on a temporary basis until an emergency subsides.

4. There's more information about preparing horses and barns for hurricanes at FloridaHorse.com.

5. The American Red Cross is launching a Web site called Safe and Well that will give families a tool to exchange welfare information with loved ones and friends in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. Those living in a disaster area can post standard messages for friends and family, advising them they are safe at a shelter, home or hotel and will make contact when they are able. Conversely, families concerned about someone living in a disaster area can access site, enter info about their family member and view any message from that person that have been posted. to honor privacy concerns, the Web site will not reveal a registered person's location.

6. Design an emergency plan for your household or business at Disaster Plan. Complete a questionnaire about your business or your home, family, including pets, and the site will produce a personalized plan you can print out and store in your hurricane box. Note: If you completed a Plan in years past, sign back in and update yours now - like we just did.

7. Here's video-relayed info if you have the interest and ability to build your own safe room.

8. Bird Channel. This woman learned a very hard - and very sad - lesson about birds and hurricanes. She now provides the best guide we've ever found on the Internet that teaches bird guardians exactly what to do with pet birds during hurricane evacuations.


"We hope every bit of the above information and resources will help people make smart and safe decisions for themselves and their beloved companion animals so that no animal will ever get left behind again!"

~ The Pets & People at FloridaPets.net ~

What this Guide can do - and cannot do.

To help with getting the word out, we've researched for our readers a list of locations that will allow pets and people to seek refuge together. Please note, we are located in the northeastern part of Florida and therefore do not have intimate knowledge of all these locations. For now, we can only provide the general info and those of you in those areas will need to check out the specifics and locations before you head out to them. Also, please note some shelters allow all kinds of animals, while others restrict access to dogs and cats only.

It's important to note we have compiled info for you from various sources and the info might not be applicable for every future storm or disaster. Because the purposes of each facility can change from disaster to disaster, we are not able to personally verify each bit of info first-hand. We work very hard to pass along updated info as we acquire it, but situations can change and mistakes can be made.

Therefore, we cannot guarantee 100 percent you will find a place at one of the locations listed. Please double-check your arrangements ahead of time as much as possible. Make sure the shelters and businesses you are heading toward are indeed open!

Or, as our lawyer tells us we should put it:

FloridaPets.net presents the information in this Pet-Friendly Emergency Shelter Guide for your reference use only, and makes no guarantee of its accuracy. If you find errors, please let FloridaPets.net know as soon as possible. FloridaPets.net and The Pet Friendly Network assume no liability for any inconvenience or loss resulting from your use of this information.



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