Phoenix Animal Rescue

Phoenix Animal Rescue is an all-volunteer grass-roots rescue group dedicated to improving the lives of pets in Levy County, FL through collaborations with national rescue groups, local rescue groups, pet owners, and the county animal shelter.

They have a Rescue Ranch which serves as a hub for volunteer activities to help animals rescued in Levy County. They also hold adoption events every Saturday from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Petsmart in Butler Plaza on Archer Road in Gainesville.

As a charitable group, they are open to volunteers who wish to make a difference int the lives of animals in need. People can help through the following means:

    • At the Phoenix Rescue Ranch including Tractor Work, (tree debris clean up), Carpentry, Electrical, General building, General labor, Fencing, Landscaping, Laying limerock, Laying sod, Mowing, Stump grinding, and Tree trimming.


    • Computer/Online like Managing Twitter, Posting on Petfinder, Posting on Craigslist


    • Adoptions like Adoption Counselor at Petsmart, Crate set up for adoption events, Crate breakdown for adoption events, Dog walker at Petsmart, Email follow ups for each adoption, Transport, Dropping of food and meds to foster homes, Picking up a dog from a foster and driving him to Petsmart on adoption days, Picking up a dog from a foster and driving him to a grooming appointment, an Picking up/dropping off for vet appointments.


    • Events ie, Represent Phoenix Animal Rescue at festivals around Gainesville


    • Other Needs including Fundraising (bake sales, auctions, events), Home Visit Volunteer, Pet Photographer, Volunteer Coordinator, and Volunteer Trainer.


Interested parties can also donate funds for the benefit of the animals under the group’s care. Donations can be made here.

To find out more about this group, please visit their website at

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