Welcome to Friends Of Strays!

Friends Of Strays, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit no-kill animal shelter located in Princeton, Illinois. Founded in 1994, by Bonnie Doty and a small group of dedicated volunteers, Friends of Strays Animal Shelter provides rescue, rehabilitation, shelter and adoption services for more than a thousand abandoned, neglected or abused animals annually, primarily dogs and cats. Friends of Strays also works with local veterinarians and animal control to curb the unnecessary killing of adoptable pets by taking those scheduled to be euthanized and caring for them until a new home can be found.

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Finders Keepers... Now Open!

Join us for a Grand Opening...the Finders Keepers Resale Store opens tomorrow!

On Wednesday, May 15, at 10:00 a.m., the Finders Keepers Resale Store opens at 306 East Backbone Rd., Princeton, Illinois. Everything is there: furniture, clothing, housewares, toys, children's clothes, glassware, accessories, books, art, novelties and much much more! The only thing missing is YOU...stop on in!

Store hours are: Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Donations are welcome! For more information, please call, 815-872-7387.

Sales benefit the pets at Friends of Strays No-Kill Animal Shelter.

Holidays with Friends of Strays

The holidays are fast approaching! Looking for gifts, desserts, or new products for the kitchen? A new sauce to try, or a quick-to-fix soup? A delicate wine to enjoy with family and friends during dinner? Gifts for teachers or colleagues? Purchase these wonderful items this season while helping support the humane work of Friends of Strays!

RADA Cutlery -- From cutlery to soy candles, soup mix
es, dips, sauces, cookbooks, cake mixes, stoneware, and more! All RADA Manufacturing Company products are 100% American made. Order directly over the internet at: www.helpourfundraiser.com and use order #504109 and the password: fosshelter Indulge for the holidays, or enjoy all year long -- our RADA fundraiser will be ongoing!

"Promises Kept" Wine Collection -- Promises Kept is what Friends of Strays has always been about. Providing safety and care for abandoned, neglected and abused pets has been at the center of the humane work we do every day. To purchase Malbec, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, or a personalized gift card, go to: http://www.benefitwines.com/friendsofstrays_s/417.htm?Click=3455

The more, the merrier! Please share our holiday fundraisers with family and friends, via email or facebook.

Mission Statement

To prevent neglect, abuse, cruelty, and exploitation of animals and to assure that their interests and well being are protected by an aware and caring society. To humanely care for these animals until good, caring homes can be found.

Friends Of Strays, Inc.
June 10, 1994

Please check back often. We'll be adding more photos and stories of adoptable FOS pets, more videos of FOS dogs in action, a photo gallery of adopted FOS pets, our online store with new and exclusive merchandise, more archival informational newsletters and other features that will keep you connected to the important rescue and rehabilitation work at Friends of Strays.