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202 Forest Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204



Helping Hands Helping Animals

Friends of Jacksonville Animals works directly with Jacksonvilleʼs Animal Care and Protective Services to benefit the lives of shelter animals by focusing on fundraising to assist with medical care, enrich the shelter environment, and promote adoptions to reduce euthanasia. We serve as an advocate for animal welfare.

FOJA, an all volunteer organization, was formed in 2008, and is dedicated to the well-being of homeless animals received by Animal Care and Protective Services. Each year, the shelter takes in thousands of unwanted, abused, and neglected animals. Our focus is to end unnecessary euthanasia, educate the public about responsible pet ownership, and enrich the lives of the shelter animals. All funds donated to FOJA go directly toward achieving these goals.

 It is FOJA's mission to help.





Help support FOJA!

Best Friends’ Strut Your Mutt is a charity walk for dogs, and is one of FOJA’s premier opportunities to raise money for the Jacksonville city shelter animals.  The walk takes place each year in the Fall. YOU CAN BE PART OF IT! Plan now to join us! Follow us on Facebook or sign up for our email distribution list stay in the know about Strut Your Mutt and other opportunities to support FOJA.