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Why Your Ongoing Donation Matters

ASF relies on donations to help animals in need, and your monthly gift is an effective way to make a difference for animals throughout the entire year.

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ASF Receives Florida Animal Friends Grant

Purchase the Florida Animal Friend License plate to help fund free and low-cost spay and neuter programs across the state.

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Recent Adoption Changes

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, for the safety of the Animal Shelter team and the public they serve (human and animal), services are currently limited, but still available.

New Adoption Folders

There’s Still Time and We Need Your Support! ASF publishes the adoption folder which is given to each person adopting a new furry friend from the shelter. It’s full of valuable information to assist new pet owners with their new family member, including ads for pet related services. Time is running out, but we are still […]

How Do You Like Us Now!

ASF proudly launched our redesigned website today. We’re sure you’ll find it informative and simple to use, making it all the easier to get to know us better, stay in touch with us to learn about our events and how to help make a positive difference in the lives of homeless animals throughout our community. […]

Doggie Manners Class – Next Session to start this Summer!

Our current Doggie Manners session just started!  The next 8 week class will begin early summer – check back for the dates.  These classes are available to all dogs adopted from the Animal Service Center for only $35 ($300 value).

Foster Program Donation Drive: April 1 – May 1

All this month, the Tallahassee Animal Service Center is soliciting donations to help support the 600+ infant animals that are placed into foster care every spring and summer.  Donations will be accepted at the Animal Service Center on Easterwood Drive, online through the Tallahassee Animal Services wishlist at, or at Petco, Pet Supermarket and Paws.The foster […]

Ollie’s Story

This is Ollie, who came to the Tallahassee Animal Service Center on December 20, 2012, as an owner surrender.  He was about six months old and a bundle of energy.  While at the ASC, it was noticed he was favoring his back leg, and an X-ray revealed that Ollie had a detached patella (knee cap).  […]

USDA Announces Landmark Rule to Crack Down on Online Puppy Mills

Originally posted in A Humane Nation: Wayne Pacelle’s Blog Tens of thousands of dogs suffering in substandard, filthy, and overcrowded cages for years on end will finally get the protection they deserve as a result of a rule the U.S. Department of Agriculture will formally adopt today. This change, a long-held aspiration for The HSUS, […]

Take Me Home Adoption Event

We will be participating in the North Florida Rescue “Take Me Home” Adoption Event with the City of Tallahassee Animal Service Center and many other local rescue groups.  This will be a great opportunity to meet your new best furry friend!  Join us at the North Florida Fairgrounds on Saturday, January 11th from 10am – 3pm.