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Panhandle Animal Welfare Society:

752 Lovejoy Road NW
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

(850) 243-1525

(850) 664-0445 (FAX)

Shelter Hours: 

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: 9am-5pm

Wednesday: 9am-5pm

Thursday: 9am-6pm

Friday: 9am-5pm

Saturday: 9am-5pm

Sunday: CLOSED


Adoption Hours: 

Tuesday- Saturday: 10am-5pm

Thursday: 10am-6pm

(Applications accepted until 5:30pm daily)

Email Us!

Adoption Inquiries:

Donation Inquiries:

Customer Service:

To report abuse and neglect:

Are you interested in having PAWS attend your event? Please fill our Event Request Form


After-hours emergencies (sick or injured animals, active abuse, foster medical concerns): (850) 685-6003

Want to join our team of animal lovers? Fill out this application and email it to

The PAWS Board of Directors meets at 5:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month. The meetings currently are held at 755 Lovejoy Road, Fort Walton Beach, across the street from the shelter. 

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