About Us

Ayla’s Acres No-Kill Animal Rescue, Inc., is a St. Augustine-based 501(c)(3) supporting adoption, spay and neuter, and responsible care of animals. Along with education, outreach, adoption, and fostering programs, Ayla’s Acres maintains a 45-acre sanctuary where “unadoptable” animals may live out their lives with peace, love, and dignity. We have launched a $2.6 million capital campaign to raise funds to build Peter’s Friends Animal Resource Center in St. Johns County. Ayla’s Acres receives no government funding, relying instead on private donations of money, supplies, and items that are sold through Ayla’s Acres Thrift Shop, located in downtown St. Augustine, at 142 King Street. Our annual gala, community support, grants, and annual holiday fundraising provides funds for our cause.

Donations

Finally, if you would like to make a financial donation to Ayla's Acres, please go to the "Donate" button at the bottom of this page. We very much appreciate your support...and so do the animals! If you prefer to donate by check, please make payable to
Ayla’s Acres No-Kill Animal Rescue, Inc.
P.O. Box 1634
St. Augustine, FL 32085

 

A few steps for a new family member

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Meet Our Available Pets

Go to our Adoptable Animals Page and browse our listing of available pets in need of their furever home! Check back frequently as the list changes weekly because of adoptions and arrivals of new pets.
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Complete Our Adoption Form

All adoptions require an application be filled out, including vet references, and a home check prior to adoption. We do not do same day adoptions. All applicants must be over the age of 25.

Cat Adoption Form

Dog Adoption Form

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Evaluation and Match Making

Once your application has been submitted, we'll begin the adoption process. We'll meet you, check your vet references and then conduct an inspection of your home, all to ensure the best possible match.
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After Adoption Support

We're here to help make the adoption transition as easy as possible.
Tips on bringing home a new dog
Tips on bringing home a new cat

This Month's Featured, Ready-to-Adopt Pets!

Become a volunteer


Ayla's Acres offers a variety of volunteer options. Help us in the thrift shop, work at an adoption event, transport animals, stuff envelopes –the list goes on. We hold periodic volunteer meetings, which allow our team to stay up to date, exchange ideas, and socialize.

If you are interested in volunteering, click below and fill out our volunteer form.


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