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Animal services "Just One Day" initiative

Animal services "Just One Day" initiative

Hernando, County -- On Tuesday, June 11,  The Hernando County Animal Services will participate in the "Just One Day" movement. 

"Just One Day" is a national initiative to encourage local animal shelters to practice alternate means to euthanasia such as partnering with rescue groups, holding special pet adoption programs and other methods to encourage the public to come forward and provide homes for shelter animals. In recognition of "Just One Day",  no animals at the shelter will be euthanized on that day, except for medical reasons. 

United States Police Canine Public Display at the Sebring High School

United States Police Canine Public Display at the Sebring High School

Sebring, Florida-- The United States Police Canine Public Display will be at the Sebring High School football field tonight at 7 p.m., and this family-friendly event will have a little something for everyone!

According to a Highland's County Sheriff's Office release, the highly trained K-9 units will strut their stuff as they compete in areas of agility, tracking abilities and apprehension techniques. Then, the best performing pups will be announced as winners tonight before trophies and plaques are doled out at tomorrow's awards luncheon. 

Hernando Animal Services offers May money-saving specials!

Hernando Animal Services offers May money-saving specials!

Hernando County, Florida-- Animal Services is making the month of May the perfect time for a new pet!

According to reps, they're offering three specials with free, or reduced adoption fees, throughout the month.

The first special starts as early as today, May 3. Today, and every other Friday this month, the adoption fee will be waived for all cats and dogs, leaving adoptees with just a $10 licensing fee.

Be Kind to Animals Week in west Hillsborough

Be Kind to Animals Week in west Hillsborough

Carrollwood, Florida - In celebration of National Pet Week, also known as Be Kind To Animals Week, May 5 - 12, Hillsborough County Animal Services is partnering with Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for an adult lecture series called Save A Life - Foster A Shelter Pet.  

Animal Advisory Committee to meet April 24

Animal Advisory Committee to meet April 24

Tampa, Florida-- If you are concerned about how animals are treated in the Hillsborough Animal Shelter, you will want to be at the Animal Advisory Committee meeting this evening.

The Committee meets at tonight, Wednesday April 24, at 6:30 on the 26th Floor of County Center in Conference Rooms  A and B.

The animal Advisory Committee which makes recommendations to the board of County Commissioners and the Animal Services Department is made up of veterinarians, rescue breeders and other concerned members of the public.

"Brown Bag Special," adopt a brown dog for free

"Brown Bag Special," adopt a brown dog for free

Brooksville, FL -- Hernando County Animal Services is offering a "Brown Bag Special," waiving all adoption fees for any brown dog adopted from the facility until April 27. Animal Services hopes this will help more dogs leave the shelter for their forever homes, especially dogs who have spent a long time in the shelter.