About Us


We are actively seeking loving, caring and dedicated volunteers from our community to provide daily pet care and socialization to the shelter pets. If you would like to share your time and love at the shelter, please visit our volunteer hosted website site at www.florencelauderdaleshelter.com to submit a volunteer application.

If you would like to foster a shelter pet please visit this link and fill out a Foster A Pet form at https://secure.mailjol.net/allforms/u/3275823d.php


Adopting A Friend

Our adoption fee is $75.00 which includes Rabies vaccine and sterilization surgery. We are currently vaccinating puppies and adult dogs with the Kennel Cough and Parvo vaccines for which this could change at any time.

Who We Are

We are an animal control shelter that services the City of Florence, Alabama and the county of Lauderdale. We take in homeless dogs, cats and owner surrenders. We enforce the City of Florence's animal ordinances and we assist law enforcement in their efforts to investigate animal abuse and neglect.


Come Visit Us

We are located at 702 East College Street, Florence, Alabama 35630. Our hours are 9am to 12noon and 1:30pm to 5pm, Monday through Friday.  Saturday 9am-1pm

We also have a Saturday morning adoption event held at the shelter every Saturday for adopters unable to visit the shelter during the week.


Contact Florence/Lauderdale Animal Shelter


Available Animals

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