Help for Pets with Behavioral Problems

Having issues with your dog or cat? Our behavior help line is an excellent resource for you and your furry companion to get the help you need.

Pet Issues

Please call SPCA Tampa Bay’s Pet Behavior Help Line at 727-586-3593 and leave a detailed message, or send us a message using the form below. The SPCA will return your call within 72 hours and offer suggestions.

If your animal is injured or if you suspect a health problem, please contact your veterinarian IMMEDIATELY!

Our pet behavior tipline is made possible in part through a grant from The Robert S. and Mildred M. Baynard Trust in memory of Alice H. Baynard’s dedication to the SPCA’s homeless animals.

Largo Shelter

9099 130th Avenue North
Largo, Florida 33773

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Shelter Hours:

Tuesday – Friday: 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Veterinary Center

3250 5th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713

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Veterinary Center Hours:

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.*
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

*Closed 12:30 p.m. -2:00 p.m. every 3rd & 4th Tuesday of the month

New Dawn Animal Behavior Center

3250 5th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713

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New Dawn Animal Behavior Center Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.*
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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