Our Mission Statement
Our mission is to protect and advocate stray, abandoned and abused dogs and cats in Barbados: through rescue, rehabilitation, sheltering, adoption and spay/neuter, to educate the community in the compassionate care, welfare and the benefits of companion animals.
Barbados Registered Charity No. 1652
Who We Are
Founded by Karen Whittaker, Ocean Acres Animal Sanctuary is a Barbados rescue shelter for dogs and cats.
Rescue, Rehabilitate, Re-Home
Dogs, cats, tortoises too – all looking for their forever homes. Ocean Acres shelters over 150+ animals. Please Adopt, Don’t Shop!
Happy-ending successful adoptions. Rescue dogs and cats who’ve found their forever homes.
Fundraising and Events
Ocean Acres is a non-profit Barbados dog and cat rescue. We depend on the generosity, kindness and support of others. Help us to help them!
Support Animals in Need
Everyday we’re inundated with calls about animals that need urgent help. Abused, abandoned, neglected, unwanted. Please help support us, we need you!
The Community Outreach Program
Educating and supporting the community on the proper care and welfare of dogs and cats. We will make a difference, by being the difference.
Ocean Acres Youth Group – OAYG
A new animal rescue kids club. Building a community of young individuals with a passion to make positive change.
Those we love do not leave us. Unseen and silent but always near. Still loved, still missed and forever dear.