Welcome to Born Free Pet Shelter

Born Free Pet Shelter is a No Kill 501(c)(3) Non-Profit RESCUE organization that has been helping homeless dogs since 1981. Born Free is a rescue that is dedicated to providing our dogs with a happy and healthy quality of life while they await their opportunity to a permanent and loving home.  In some cases, Born Free is home and serves as a sanctuary to those dogs that do not have the fortune of getting adopted.

To view all of the pets available for adoption, please click here!

We are not funded by the government and for this reason our vet and food bills are very high.  We depend largely on monetary contributions from individuals who believe in our mission.

Help us prepare for the summer!

The summer months in South Florida can be difficult for the dogs at BFPS. Please help up by donating plastic children’s pools that we can use to keep the dogs cool. These pools can be ordered and shipped to the local Toys R Us in Homestead where one of our volunteers can pick them up. If you would like to donate a plastic pool please contact us for more information.  

Petco grants Born Free Pet Shelter $3,000 Food Grant

“Petco Foundation has granted Born Free Pet Shelter with a $3,000 “Food Project Grant”. These funds are being applied towards our monthly cost of feed our dogs awaiting adoption. We are most grateful for this generous support.”  Alicia Aballi, Founder

For more information please click here.

You can also visit one of our outreach locations:

    Petco Saturdays 12pm to 3pm at 1635 NW 107th Ave, Miami, FL 33172
    PetSmart Sundays 11am to 3pm at 13621 South Dixie Hwy, Miami FL 33176


We need families interested in fostering dogs!

We are also in need of:

    * Bleach
    * Pedigree or Nutro Canned Food
    * Leashes (Medium to Large)
    * Harnesses (Medium to Large)


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