We are a 501c(3) non-profit organization (IRS Tax ID# 20-5021466) and we appreciate your generous support. Your gift enables us to continue to bring awareness to pet overpopulation and make a difference in the lives of the animals we care for.
We have many amazing rescue dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. Browse all the wonderful animals we currently have, then come in and meet them in person.
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Just a word about our name...
A number of people have generously offered to "correct" our spelling of the word defence. This is not a typo, but a preference for the British variant of the more traditional spelling of defense.
We are located at:
100 Dichroic Dragon Dr., Pembroke, GA 31321
Take I-16 to Exit 137 (Hwy. 119). Go south towards Pembroke, GA. We are 2.3 miles on the left.
PHONE: (929) 274-GARD (4273)
SHELTER HOURS: By Appointment Only! Please put in an online application prior to coming to your appointment. You can also meet adoptable pets at our PetSmart Adoptions in Pooler.