683 Range Road
Eglin AFB, FL 32542

850.678.5066

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Contact Us

Phone Number (850) 678-5066
Mailing Address P.O. Box 1914
Eglin AFB, FL 32542
Email petwelfare@embarqmail.com
Location

683 Range Road
Eglin AFB, FL 32542

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday
0900 - 1300 hours
(9:00am - 1:00pm)
or by appointment

Closed Sunday &
All Federal Holidays

Directions to Pet Welfare

Pet Welfare is located on Eglin Air Force Base but is a private, non-profit organization not affiliated nor supported by the government or the military. The shelter is open to the public and the military community. Government employees have identification that allows them access to Eglin AFB.

Civilian that are not associated with the government and do not have access to Eglin AFB are still able to gain access and visit the shelter by following the instructions listed in the next paragraph.

Due to increased security at Eglin AFB, all individuals not authorized access to the base must have an escort to visit the shelter. Please contact us at (850) 678-5066 during shelter hours of operation to make arrangements for one of our staff to meet you at the East gate (Valparaiso).

You will need to have ready:

  • Valid drivers license
  • Proof of vehicle registration
  • Proof of vehicle insurance

From Niceville / Valparaiso:

  1. Travel South on John Sims Parkway (SR20) through Valparaiso until you reach Eglin Air Force Base East gate. Once on base this road becomes Eglin Blvd.
  2. Turn left at the 3rd traffic light onto 7th Ave (You'll see Eglin Federal Credit Union on the corner on your left).
  3. Veer right onto Range Road ( You'll see a pond on your left and then you come to a fork in the road with the Eglin Energy Management Center building (previously called the Self Help Store) in the middle. Veer right of this building).
  4. We're on the left side after the Recycling Center.

From Fort Walton Beach / Destin:

  1. Travel North on Eglin Pkwy through Shalimar until you reach Eglin Air Force Base West Gate. Once on base this road become Eglin Blvd.
  2. Travel approximately 3 miles to the 2nd traffic light. ( You'll go around the end of the runway and see an overpass immediately before the traffic light).
  3. Turn right at this traffic light onto 7th Ave.
  4. Veer right onto Range Road ( You'll see a pond on your left and then you come to a fork in the road with the Eglin Energy Management Center building (previously called the Self Help Store) in the middle. Veer right of this building).
  5. We're on the left side after the Recycling Center.