Ways You Can Help
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Want to Become a Foster?
Ayla's Acres is in desperate need of foster homes.
The more fosters we have, the more lives we can save!
August 17, 2021 - Due to the high volume of animals that Ayla's Acres Animal Rescue has in its system,
we are sadly currently unable to accept any cats or dogs.
We are in desperate need of foster homes at this time.
If you have ever considered fostering a dog or a cat, and would like more information on how you can become a temporary foster home to an animal in need, please read our FAQ below.
The more foster families we have, the more animals we can save. Every foster family we have available equals another animal saved. One of the most depressing aspects of animal rescue is having to turn down a potential rescue because we have nowhere to put it. This happens more often that we would like. Our goal is to create a bank of foster families that we may reach out to anytime we bring an animal into our system.
Before Every Forever Home There Is a Foster Family!
Ayla’s Acres No-Kill Animal Rescue is a foster-based rescue. Our rescues live with a foster family until adopted. We feel that housing our animals awaiting adoption with foster families gives them a chance to receive the love, security, and stability that they will find in their forever home. Quite simply, a foster is preparing an animal for its “happily ever after.
The decision to welcome a dog or cat into your home is a big one. We often hear a lot of the same questions and statements about fostering and would like to address them for you here. Please read through them and, if after thinking about it you decide you would like to be a foster for Ayla's Acres No-Kill Animal Rescue, please fill out one of the following applications below:
Fostering FAQ (click on question to expand answer)
Looking to volunteer?
Ayla's Acres is always adding volunteers to our family. Currently, we are in need of volunteers to help at our Thrift Store located at 413 Anastasia Blvd in St. Augustine.
If you have that special love for animals and the time to devote to the Ayla's Acres cause as a volunteer, we offer a variety of volunteer options. Help us in our thrift store, work at our adoption events, 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, please complete our Volunteer Application Form and we will contact you. You will be contacted in the event that help is needed in the areas of interest you have checked.