St. Augustine Humane Society


The St. Augustine Humane Society promotes healthy, responsible, lifelong pet ownership in our community. We offer many important services to help pet parents keep their pets, rather than relinquishing them to a shelter. Some of the services we offer include our low cost, high volume spay/neuter program, our low cost wellness clinic, positive reinforcement dog training classes, and the pet food pantry. We rely on talented and dedicated volunteers to assist with these programs, and to ensure that all pets and pet parents receive the care and services they need. By offering low-cost veterinary services and serving as a resource center for our community, we are able to provide affordable assistance to all, making our clinic the only one of its kind in St. Johns County.

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Programs

Dog Training

Because behavioral issues are one of the main reasons why pets are relinquished to shelters, we are excited to offer positive reinforcement training to the community. Through the Dogs Are Family training program, dog trainer Carolyn Hall helps make sure that pets and pet parents in our community build lasting bonds for life!

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Dog Training Assistant 7 1/5/2019 2/16/2019
Dog Training Setup/Takedown Volunteers 7 1/5/2019 2/16/2019

Facility and Lawn Maintenance

Although the primary function of our office is to provide low-cost medical services to the community, we also provide many other services that require a well-kept and safe environment. As such, there is always a need for volunteers with experience in ground maintenance, cleaning, landscape design and upkeep, and building repairs and renovation among others. Anyone who is looking to help the Humane Society and are willing to donate their skills in these areas would be a huge help to our organization.

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Facilities Maintenance Volunteer 1
Landscape Maintenance Volunteer 1

Pet Food Pantry

Our Pet Food Pantry is an important part of ensuring that pet owners who are experiencing financial hardships are able to keep their pets instead of relinquishing them to shelters. This program is needs-based, and participants must show proof of financial hardship. Each recipient will receive a half-month supply of food per visit, for two visits each month. Assistance is limited to six months. 

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Pet Food Drive Host 1
Pet Food Pantry Assistant 1

Special Events

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Board Member 1
Special Events Volunteer 1

Wellness and Spay/Neuter Clinic

Every Tuesday we offer a low-cost, high-volume spay/neuter clinic to help prevent overpopulation in our community. Every Wednesday and Thursday we offer a low-cost, high-volume Wellness Clinic in order to provide veterinary services to all members of the community. We need volunteers to assist with pet recovery, lab technicians, vet technicians, and general clinic responsibilities. 

Activity Shifts Start End
Advocate 12 12/12/2018 12/21/2018
Instrument Prep Tech 14 12/12/2018 12/21/2018
Recovery Tech 4 12/11/2018 12/18/2018
Vet Assistant 12 12/12/2018 12/21/2018
Veterinarian Technician 12 12/12/2018 12/21/2018

Mission Statement

The St. Augustine Humane Society promotes healthy, responsible, lifelong pet ownership by serving the medical and rehabilitative needs of companion animals in our community. Our programs are designed to strengthen human-pet relationships by reducing the need for pets to enter shelters. Our goal is to encourage the humane treatment of animals, prevent overpopulation, and end animal suffering.