Locations & Hours

Contact Animal Welfare

Phone: (941) 742-5933

Email Contacts:
For adoption inquiries or the status of a specific pet, email [email protected].
For foster inquiries and rescue partners, email [email protected].
For media inquiries or interview requests, email [email protected].
For general inquiries, email [email protected].

Animal complaints/Report animal cruelty: (941) 742-5933 ext. 1 

Note: MCAW Field Officers are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. During holidays, weekends and after-hours, we have one standby officer for emergencies that have law enforcement standing by. All other calls will be handled during normal business hours.

Shelter Locations & Hours

Palmetto Adoption Center

305 25th Street West
Palmetto, FL 34221

Phone: (941) 742-5933

Hours: Monday - Saturday, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
              Sunday, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Services: pet adoptions, annual pet licensing

Cat Town Adoption Center

216 6th Avenue East
Bradenton, FL 34208

Phone: (941) 742-5824

Hours: Monday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Services: cat adoptions, annual pet licensing

Bishop Animal Shelter

5718 21st Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34209

Phone: (941) 742-5933

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
              Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
              Sunday, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Services: lost and found pets, annual pet licensing