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Our mission is to reduce the number of animals put down due to overpopulation and abandonment.
We are a small group of volunteers working to reduce the number of animals put down each year in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties in Florida. We rescue and find homes for cats and dogs. We spay/neuter as many animals as we can get our hands on. Volunteering with us does count as community service hours, if needed.
by Kayla H. from Pensacola, FL
This organization is good for anybody who has a schedule but needs or wants to get more volunteer hours. Everybody is super nice and helpful! I volunteer every week and will continue to for quite some time! :)
Sharyn Berg the founder and working director of animal allies is a gift to Northwest Florida! The cats and kittens are beautiful! All of them have been rescued from the streets , tested and vaccinated and are well cared for. All cats are up for adoption on the website www.ecaafl.org , daily at Petsmart on Davis hwy. and every second and fourth Saturday at Petsmart with educational materials, and cats in foster care. Animal Allies volunteers work to help people trap, neuter and return community cats to their loving caretakers in the neighborhoods who feed and provide shelter for them. Animal allies is also working to lead our counties to reduce the killing at our shelters. ECAA wrote for and won $25,000 for spay and neuter last year and was able to spay and neuter over 900 pets belonging to low income families in Escambia county! Target Zero Institute was introduced to our County Shelter thru ECAA! Escambia County now has 3 year mentorship with target Zero leading us to no kill!!
The kittens and cats are so friendly and loveable. I'm having a great time just playing with them and hearing them purr. I also assist in changing out their food and water and I know thier grateful. I'd love to take them all home with me.