Panhandle Animal Welfare Society:

752 Lovejoy Road NW
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

(850) 243-1525

(850) 664-0445 (FAX)



Low-cost Veterinary Clinic:

To report abuse and neglect:


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. To allow for social distancing due to COVID-19, the meetings currently are at 755 Lovejoy Road, Fort Walton Beach, across the street from the shelter.