ANIMAL AID – ASSOCIACAO PROTETORA DOS ANIMAIS NIPC 510205372.  For information about how to donate or support please click here.  Donations can also be made by credit card via paypal by clicking on this button:

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A lovely story about adoption.  To read the story please click here.

Assistance with sterilisation of animals on the street or from low income families. For help, email us to   More information about our work with sterilisation and prior campaigns can be found under sterilisation

Special Series:  SOSAA Visits Local Shelters and Canils
Including our Update From the Canil Ferreira Do Alentejo


SOS Algarve Animals is temporarily  closed.  If you seek help please refer to our USEFUL LINKS for other charities and groups who may be able to offer help.   For adoptions please contact us by email to and for assistance with sterilisation email to  Please include either “adoption” or “sterilisation” in the subject line.  Thank you.   For more information about this temporary closure read here.  

Featured Animals:
Dolka - Available Small Dog - Specially FeaturedDolka - Available Small Dog - Specially Featured
Added: Mar 8, 2015
Location: TBA
Description: Dolka is a sweet little 2 year old girl looking for a forever loving home. She was found, together with her sister, on a busy roundabout in Almancil, recently abandoned by her owner. We know the owner...

 Welcome to SOS Algarve Animals.  We rely entirely on donations and support, so please make a donation and help us keep helping.

We continue with sterilisation campaigns to offer affordable sterilisations to street animals and animals at risk of getting pregnant.    If you are looking for this help please email us to  Owners of animals will have to show that they  are without means to otherwise afford the operation.  Thank you!

We also operate a small rehoming centre and have dogs, puppies, cats and kittens all in need of new loving forever families.  Please visit available animals.

To read more about our activities please visit Special Features and Stories, or sterilisation.  To find other rescue centres, groups and animal forums please visit useful links.

We hope for your continued support as we continue our work to improve the quality of life of animals in the Algarve.

For more information please visit our Mission Statement 2014 or Sterilization


Don’t Miss!!!

 Found a Stray and What to Do, Special Features and Stories, our facebook page

To view our available animals seeking their forever homes please visit Available Animals.


How To Help

We need your help, it is only with the help of donation, like yours, that we are able to continue this work and to help the next animal who simply needs a chance, a little time, and a little helping hand.   There are many ways to help, almost every way.  Goods donations, money donations, drivers, holding fundraisers even being a flight parent.  If you would like to be involved or learn more about how to help please contact us.

Sponsors and Supporters

Please visit our supporters to show them your support…..

We are delighted to announce a new sponsorship by Alyson Sheldrake. For the whole of 2015 Alyson will be donating 10% of all profits from Pet portrait paintings to SOS Algarve Animals. Please email for more information or visit the website A3Art Pet Portraits