Join us now in planning this amazing week for Alabama's animals!

The 10th Alabama Week for the Animals TBA!  Tell your friends and family so we all can start planning  for the celebration! 

See how other states have celebrated their Animal World USA
Weeks for the Animals    at

Check the Calendar of Events page for details on events that are taking place across Alabama during this amazing Alabama Week for the Animals.    

Throughout the week, shelters, rescue groups, and humane organizations across the state will be hosting other wonderful animal-related special events.  Educators, students, businesses and caring citizens across Alabama will be joining in as well, planning  activities to celebrate and help animals.  

Events will include adoption fairs, low cost spay & neuter awareness events, shelter days, R.E.A.D. dog programs in libraries, fundraisers for Alabama orgs, activities for farm animals and therapy dogs visiting hospitals/living assisted homes. 

Also to be included are a salute to our K9 military and police dogs, cat initiatives,  special programs, blessings for the animals, and fun-filled festival days for families to come and enjoy food, music and the amazing animals!

Become Involved! Events are still being planned now, and we need animal lovers everywhere in Alabama to join in so they can participate!  See the page "Become Involved" on this website for lots of great ideas and suggestions. lease note we will be adding events and activities even through the exciting Alabama Week for the Animals.

Join Together With:  Governor Kay Ivey

Animal World USA
A New Leash on Life, Inc.    Huntsville, AL 35801   (256) 489-7387
ADAR Rescue - Tuscaloosa 
Adopt-A-Pet Save A Life
Alabama Animal Adoption Society  Birmingham, AL 35209     (205) 871-6351
Alabama Animal Adoption Society - Homewood 
Alabama Animal Alliance    Montgomery, AL 36109    (334) 239-7387
 Animal Rescue Foundation Theodore, AL 36582    (251) 586-5534
Alabama EARS  Birmingham, AL 
Alabama Pet Registry
Alabama Reptile Rescue Sanctuary
Alabama Small Dog Rescue - Gadsden 
Alabama Spay & Neuter Clinic  Irondale, AL 35210   (205) 956-0012
Alabama Wildlife Center 100 Terrace Dr, Pelham, AL 35124  (205) 663-7930
All 4 Paws | Thomasville AL (334) 357-2806
All God's Creatures Pet Sitting Services, Montgomery...
Andalusia Animal Shelter
Andalusia Area Humane Society   Andalusia, AL 36420   (334) 582-2665
Animal Rescue Foundation
Animal Rights Support Group-Dothan Atty Founder Ben Irwin 
Animal Shelter of Pell City, Inc
Anniston Animal Control   Anniston, AL     (256) 238-1800
Arab Animal Shelter, 230 Hero Ln, Arab, AL 35016  (256) 931-7270
Athens Limestone County Animal Shelter  Athens, AL 3561    (256) 771-7889
Australian Shepherd Rescue of Alabama
BAARC - Animal Adoption & Rescue Center  Birmingham, AL 35222  (205) 591-1049
Baldwin County Humane Society (BARC!) 
Bama Bully Rescue, Inc  Birmingham, AL 35201
B.A.R.K. Rescuing Aussies in the Southeast
Bassett Hound Rescue of Alabama  Northport, AL 35476
Best Friends Matchmaking Service
Big Hearts and Wet Noses Animal Rescue - Birmingham 
BJC Animal Control Services
Blount County Animal Shelter, Inc. Locust Fork, AL  205.647.8340
Boykin Spaniel Rescue   ​1-877-523-3647
Bruster's Real Ice Cream- For You and your Dog, Montgomery w/ 2 locations
Calhoun County Humane Society/Shelter, Anniston, AL (256) 405-6680
CAAWA  Cullman Area Animal Welfare Association256-636-4627 
Carriage Hills Animal Hospital & Pet Resort, Montgomery
Central Alabama Animal Shelter is now Sky Hill Animal Society (formerly Humane Society of Central Alabama Inc.)
Challenger's House    Toney, AL 35773  (256) 420-5995
Chattahoochee Humane Society  Bypass, Valley, AL 36854   Phone: (334) 756-9377
Cherokee Humane Society, Inc.  Cedar Bluff, AL 56) 779-7159
Chilton County Humane Society   Clanton, AL 35045  (205) 755-9170 
Chow Chow Rescues
Clay County Humane Society  Ashland, Alabama, AL 36251 56) 354-1453
Colbert County Animal Shelter   Tuscumbia, AL 35674   (256) 381-4073
Copeland's Pet Motel & Grooming, Mobile
Cross My Heart Dog Rescue,  Killen, AL.
Crossing Paths Animal Rescue   Locust Fork, AL 35097
Cullman County Animal Shelter  Cullman, AL 35055  (256) 734-5448
Cullman County Animal Control & Shelter - Cullman
Daphne Animal Shelter  Daphne, AL 36526   (251) 621-2831
Dekalb County Animal Adoption Center   Fort Payne, AL (256) 304-0474 
Dixie Dachshund Rescue Inc. Montgomery, AL
Dog Days of Birmingham  (205) 458-9364
Dogs Deserve Better Alabama
Dotham Animal Shelter  Dothan, AL  (334) 615-4620
Dusty Trails Horse Rescue Inc. Montgomery, Alabama, AL 36125  (3 34) 284-2122
Fairhope Animal Shelter     555 South Section Street Fairhope (251) 929-0354 
Fairy Dogmother Rescue, Inc.  Baileyton, Alabama
Fetch Pet Care
Florence Lauderdale Animal Control/Shelter  Florence, AL  (256) 760-6676
4 Paws At A Time Rescue
For Cats Sake, Dothan, AL   (334) 699-2072
Forgotten Felines Inc.   Huntsville, AL.
Free State Four Paws, Inc., Haleyville, AL 
Friends of Cats and Dogs, Birmingham, AL /
Friends of the Mobile Animal Shelter   (251) 259-6531
Friends of Rescue  Huntsville, AL 35815
German Shepherd Rescue of Central Alabama  Pike Rd, AL 36064 [email protected] 
Goodwin Animal Hospital, Montgomery
Great Dane Rescue Inc.
Greater Birmingham Humane Society-Snow Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209  (205) 942-1211
Greater Huntsville Humane Society   Huntsville, AL 35805    (256) 881-8081
Gryphon Press
Hale County Humane Society
Hand In Paw, Helping People Heal
Happy PAWS Haven, Inc.  Arab, AL 35016.  (256) 653-1674
Happy Tails Rescue
HART2HART Humane Animal Rescue Team - Baileyton
Heart Of Dixie Bassett  Rescue   Montgomery, AL 36124 334-240-1000
Helping Shepherds of Every Color 
Hidden Hollow Pony and Pack Animal Rescue
Humane Society of West Alabama - Tuscaloosa  Northport, AL 35473  (205) 554-0011
Humane Society Animal Resources of Dekalb
Humane Society of Central Alabama, Selma, Alabama (334) 872-1337
Humane Society of Elmore County  Wetumpka, AL 36092  (334) 567-3377
Humane Society of Etowah County - Gadsden, AL   (256) 442-1347
Humane Society of Lincoln County 931-433-3726
Humane Society of Shelby County - Columbiana/Helena   (205) 669-3916
Humane Society of West Alabama   (205) 554-0011
Huntsville Animal Services  Huntsville, AL   (256) 883-3782
Huntsville Friends of Rabbits  Huntsville, AL 
I.R.A German Shepherd/ small breed rescue
Jackson County SPCA  Pisgah, AL 35765. Phone: 256-451-8401.
J & L Golden Retreiver Rescue, Mobile, AL (251) 404-0045 
Kayleigh's Haven
Lake Martin Humane Society   Alexander City, AL 35010   (256) 234-5533
Last Chance Dog Rescue Alabama  Alabaster, AL 35007 
League for Animal Welfare    Anniston, AL 36201   (256) 238-0380
Little Bits Rescue & Adoption Birmingham, AL, USA, 35209
Lost Mittens Animal Rescue  Montevallo, AL 
Lost Without You Animal Rescue 
Love & Care for God's Animals
Macon County Humane Society  Tuskegee, AL 36083  (334) 740-3636
Maddies Adoption Room
Madison Animal Rescue Foundation   Madison, AL 35758    
Marion Winston Humane Guin, Alabama, AL 35563   ( 205) 487-2581
Metro Animal Shelter - Tuscaloosa    Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Marion Winston  County Humane Society Lamar County, AL 
Mobile Animal Shelter   Mobile, AL   (251) 208-2800
Mobile SPCA - Mobile, AL   (251) 633-3531
Monroe County Animal Shelter  Monroeville, AL 36460  (251) 575-3427
Montgomery Humane Society - Montgomery, AL 36110
North Alabama Keeshond Rescue Arab (256) 586-6780
North Shelby Library system 
Oak Leaf Animal Rescue, Birminghma 423-991-6788
Parrots-R-4Ever Avian Rescue & Sanctuary
Paws4Change    Huntsville, Alabama
PAWS- Pets Are Worth Saving   Florence, AL
Peace Love & Dog Paws Rescue, Inc. 
Pets and People: Companions in Therapy & Service 
Rags to Riches Animal Rescue Lyles , TN 37098 
Randolph County Animal Shelter - Wedowee, AL   (256) 357-0101
Rescued Pekes across Alabama 954-610-1844
Rhondas Rescue  Joppa, AL  
Sampson's Sanctuary Beautiful North Central Alabama. 
Sanctuary Animal Rescue  Alabaster, AL 35007 
Saving Animals From Euthanasia (S.A.F.E.)
Saving Paws  Florence, AL 35630  (256) 383-0690
Schnauzer Love Rescue Inc.   Hueytown, AL 35023   [email protected]
Selma Animal Shelter, Selma, AL  (334) 877-2204
Serendipity Rottweiler Rescue  Huntsville, AL 35802   (256) 881-0664
Shelby County Humane  - Columbiana/Helena   - Columbiana/Helena (334) 409-0622 
Siberian Star Sanctuary Vincent, Alabama  (205) 515-7670
 Sky Hill Animal Society (formerly Humane Society of Central Alabama) rescues from Selma Animal Shelter
SNAP, Spay Neuter Action Project, Madison County, AL  256-539-8163.
So. Shih Tzu & Toy Breed Rescue
Spay Neuter Action Project  Huntsville, AL 35811 (256) 539-8163
2nd Chance Animal Sanctuary  Boaz, AL 35957   (256) 561-2411
Shelby County Humane Society  Columbiana, AL 35051   (205) 669-3916
Singing River Horse Rescue Florence, AL 35630      256-415-7701
SOS Beagle Rescue  Birmingham, AL 35266 
South Alabama Animal Society - Mobile 
Southside-Rainbow City Pet Adoption Center - Rainbow City 
TAG, That Animal Group
Talladega Humane Society  Talladega, AL 35160    (256) 362-5856
The ARC No Kill Shelter  Huntsville, AL    : 256-851-4088
The Emergency Animal and Rescue Service (T.E.A.R.S) - Birmingham 
Therapy Partners, Inc. , Huntsville, AL 35805 (256) 881-5700
Tigers for Tomorrow  Rescue and Sanctuary   Attalla, AL 35954   (256) 524-4150
Today's Treasures Rescue and Adoption - Montevallo 
T Town PAWS  Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Two by Two Rescue   Helena, AL (205) 470-3933
Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter   Tuscaloosa, AL    (205) 752-9101
Walker County Humane Society  Jasper, AL 35501   (205) 388-8595
Wiregrass Humane Society    Dothan, AL 36303  (334) 792-6693
Zilla's Fuzzy Friends Ferret Shelter Rescue  Birmingham Mount Olive, AL  205-585-4171

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Thank you Governor for officially proclaiming 
Alabama Week for the Animals. 
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 10th Annual
Week for the Animals 
2024 Dates TBA

Governor Kay Ivey
Robert Bentley
from 2011-2017
Bob Riley
from 2003-2011
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