Surrendering Your Pet

We understand that sometimes difficult choices must be made and that can include having to surrender your pet(s). Reach out to our Pet Support Team so we can work with you to find the best option for you and your pet(s). Call or email us now to learn about available resources: PetSupportTeam@HCFLGov.net or (813) 273-3738.

Please note: our program is appointment-based and is a 2 to 3-week program.

What you need to know about the surrender process:

  • Before surrendering you must contact one of our Pet Support team members at PetSupportTeam@HCFLGov.net or (813) 273-3738
  • PRC only accepts pets from Hillsborough County residents. You must have must proof of Hillsborough County residency.
  • Pet surrender is done by appointment only
  • Our Owner Surrender Program is a 2 to 3-week program

Other options

If you can no longer care for your pet and family or friends is not an option, the Humane Society of Tampa Bay may be able to assist. For more information call (813) 876-7138.