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News & Events

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MAY 11, 2024
Open House supporting Ayla's Acres!

Stop by this lovely home from 11am-2pm. Food and pet supply donations accepted. Bring your pup for a treat!

713 Back Creek Dr, St. Augustine, FL


MAY 11, 2024
World Bellydance Day supporting Ayla's Acres!

Come out and watch the Blue Lotus Bellydance group perform or take a quick lesson (free!). They will be accepting food and monetary donations for Ayla's Acres.

Downtown St. Augustine at the Plaza de Constitution Park


MAY 18, 2024
Art and Bark in the Park Art Fair and Adoption Event

This is a fun event! Come out Saturday, May 18 from Noon - 5pm 

Lakeside Park, St. Augustine Beach - A1A and 16th Street

5pmAyla's Acres Thriftique 

Our Thriftique store is one of the primary ways we raise money to care for the animals at our sanctuary and all of the foster animals in our care.
We have fresh inventory every week! Furniture, clothing, kitchen items, household items, artwork, pet stuff, and more.  
The store, located at 411 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080, is open Monday thru Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sundays Noon-5pm.

Learn more about
what it means to foster
and adopt with Ayla's
Acres Animal Rescue:


WE'RE HIRING! We have several volunteer opportunities in our new thrift store location at 413 Anastasia Blvd. We're looking for help in three areas of our store: assisting guests, cashier, and warehouse help. The warehouse, located within our store, is a great area to get involved while maintaining social distance.
If you'd like to join our awesome team, please complete our volunteer application.

Big news! Ayla's Acres Animal Resource Center (formerly Peter's Friends) will break ground, soon. St. Johns County approved a special use permit for the adoption center and veterinary clinic. We are waiting for the final permits and then we can start to build! The engineering is completed, site plans are ready, soil samples have been gathered, and the archaeological investigation is done.
Our new Animal Resource Center will provide a warm, non-institutional, clean, safe, loving environment for adoptable dogs and cats until they find their forever homes. This includes shelter, food, and interaction between people and the animals. It will also provide an onsite veterinary clinic with no- or low-cost spay/neuter and vaccination programs. Read more about our new shelter including it's location, visit our Animal Resource Center page.

We rely on the kindness of our community - Get involved today!

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