Animal Charities and Shelters in the Algarve

How to find local animal associations and rescue centres...

  • Amigos dos Gatos do Algarve: Organisation running a feral cat sterilisation fund
    Tel: 962 414 584 / 289 514 218
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  • Lagos Animal Protection Society: Established in 1980 this animal sanctuary rescues birds and wildlife as well as domestic animals
    At: Monte Ruivo, Odiaxere, 8600 Lagos
    Tel: 282 687 334
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  • Associação Protecção Animais Algarve (APAA) English-language organisation, Association for the Protection of Animals in the Algarve, with a rescue and rehoming centre for the Portuguese charity linked to RSPCA. Also fundraising shops with used clothes and goods
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  • Associação Bamboo: Dog rescue centre
    Tel/Fax: 282 788 345 / 968 858 924
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  • Associação dos Amigos dos Animais Abandonados (AAA): Association rescues and rehomes abandonned animals
    At: Canil de S. Francisco de Assis, 8100 Loulé
    Tel: 289 416 862 / 919 765 600
  • Associação Dos Animais e Plantas de Olhão (ADAPO): Stray animal shelter
    At: Olhão
    Tel: 967 620 974
    Fax: 289 704 710
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  • Associação Ecologista e Zoófila de Aljezur (AEZA): Charitable organisation runs animal rescue and treatment centre. Also re-homes abandoned animals
    At: Vasco Reis, Rua do Centro de Saude, Bloco A 1, Apartado 70, 8670-999 Aljezur
    Tel/Fax: 282 998 544
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  • Liga Olhanense Dos Amigos Dos Animais Abandonados
    At
    : Olhão
    Tel: 289 714 219
    Fax: 289 997 434
  • Quintinha Dos Animais: Animal shelter for cats and dogs
    At: Goldra
    Tel: 916 136 011
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  • Refúgio dos Burros: Donkey sanctuary with small shelter for cats and dogs
    At: Quinta Sao João, Estombar, 8401-902 Lagoa
    Tel: 282 431 334