Category: Animal Welfare

Dolphin Plus Marine Mammal Responder (DPMMR)

31 Corrine Place
Key Largo, FL 33037

(305) 453-4321

Mission: Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder (DPMMR), a 501(c)3, is committed to the conservation and protection of marine mammals, worldwide, through our active involvement in conservation, research, extensive education, and outreach programs. DPMMR leads and operates the only whale and dolphin stranding organization covering 10,000 square miles of marine habitat in the Florida Keys. DPMMR promotes a greater understanding of marine ecosystem science, marine mammal conservation, and environmental stewardship via powerful daily interactions with the general public.

Florida Keys Bird Rehabilitation Center

92080 Overseas Hwy
Tavernier, FL 33070

(305) 852-4486

Mission: To rescue, rehabilitate, and release native and migratory wild birds that have been harmed or displaced, to provide or locate a humane shelter for those birds that cannot be released, and to educate the public toward the importance of coexistence with all wild bird species.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Florida Keys Marine Mammal Rescue Team

(305) 731-6178

Mission: “Dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of stranded dolphins and whales between Grassy Key and the Tortugas.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Florida Keys SPCA

5711 College Road
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 294-4857

Mission: To promoting the humane treatment of all animals through compassionate care, adoption, education, population control and humane law enforcement.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Florida Keys Wildlife Rescue

PO Box 431392
1388 Avenue B
Big Pine Key, FL 33043

(305) 872-1982

Mission: “Rescue and rehabilitate sick and injured wildlife and educate the public so that everyone is made aware of the importance of respecting all life and keeping the environment safe and clean for present and future generations. We specialize in wildlife but, in emergencies, rescue domestic/exotic species that are abused, abandoned, stray, or cruelty cases.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Forgotten Felines

P.O. Box 504426
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-2520

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Helping Cats & Kittens Of The Florida Keys, Inc.

130 Lowe St.
Tavernier, FL 33070

(305) 394-3924

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Humane Animal Care Coalition Inc.

283 Saint Thomas Ave.
Key West, FL 33040

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Key West Kritter Patrol, Inc.

8 West Cyprus Terrace
Key West, FL 33040

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Key West Wildlife Center

1801 White Street
Key West, Fl 33040


Mission: Ensuring the future of our diverse native Key West wildlife by providing timely rescues and quality rehabilitative care with the goal of release back into the wild.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Lower Keys Friends of Animals, Inc.

P.O. Box 1043
Key West, FL 33041-1043

(305) 294-9445

Mission: “Dedicated to trapping, neutering and releasing abandoned cats and promoting awareness, providing financial assistance and education programs to reduce the island’s stray cat population.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes


Marine Mammal Conservancy, Inc.

102200 U.S. 1
PO Box 1625
Key Largo, FL 33037-1625

(305) 451-4774 

Mission: Marine Mammals are under a constant barrage of environmental pressures threatening the health and perseverance of their species. If we are to help ensure these extraordinary creatures continued success in our oceans we must first identify essential conservation needs. It is our mission at the Marine Mammal Conservancy to provide professional and effective response and care for stranded marine mammals. Through this effort we will add to the overall understanding of marine mammals on both the scientific and public fronts. Via data collection, during both necropsies and rehabilitation, and through public education we will help ensure the success of an inspiring and threatened group of animals.

National Mounted Police Horse Academy, Inc.

21695 Asturias Rd.
Cudjoe Key, FL 33042

(305) 360-3620

SNIP, Inc.

1037 United St.
Key West, FL  33040

305-587-SNIP (7647)

Mission: SNIP, Inc. is a low-cost spay/neuter clinic serving the Florida Keys since 2012. We provide clinics out of a travel trailer located in Marathon.

Stand Up for Animals, Inc.

10550 Aviation Blvd.
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-3779

Mission: Offer shelter and adoption services to homeless animals and provide animals protection and advocate services.

Upper Keys Humane Society

101617 Overseas Highway
Key Largo, FL 33037

(305) 451-3848

Mission: “No-Kill Shelter” that provides food, shelter, medical care and adoption services for unwanted and abandoned animals.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Whiskers & Paws Forever Of Monroe County, Inc.

648 30th St. Oceanside
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-0063

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