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Hernando Co. Animal Services now licensed by the State

Hernando Co. Animal Services now licensed by the State

Brooksville, FL -- The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation has approved a permit to practice veterinary medicine for the Hernando County Animal Services facility.

Managing Veterinarian Dr. Lisa Centonze performed her first surgeries on Thursday, March 28. According to Dr. Centonze, this now means that any dog or cat adopted from the facility will be sterilized, vaccinated, treated for fleas and other parasites, and tested for certain diseases. 

Doggie Easter egg hunt

Doggie Easter egg hunt

Tampa, Florida -- The Human Society of Tampa Bay invites dogs and children to celebrate Easter. 

There will be a doggie Easter egg hunt and photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, March 23 from noon to 2 p.m at the shelter on North Armenia Avenue. 

Along with the Easter egg hunt, Easter baskets will be provided and there will be prizes for the three dogs who collect the most treats. 

Doggie Easter egg hunt contest: $5 to enter

Hillsborough celebrates St. Pat's with discounts on cats!

Hillsborough celebrates St. Pat's with discounts on cats!

HIllsborough County, Florida-- Celebrate St. Patricks Day by adopting a cat!

All during March, felines one-year and older are offered for the wee cost of just $20 --including spay/neuter surgery, vaccination, micro-chip, and license tag.

Hillsborough County Animal Services on Falkenburg Road is open daily from 10 a.m. until 7 a.m. for adoptions and lost pet searches.

Click here to visit their website.

Animal Services throws party for Pits and their people

Animal Services throws party for Pits and their people

Hillsborough County, Florida-- Hillsborough County Animal Services is stepping up to meet the challenge of finding large dogs and mixed breeds their forever homes.

On Saturday, February 23 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Hillsborough County Animal Services, along with Best Friends Animal Society and the Hillsborough Animal Health Foundation will present Neighborhood Pit Bull Day. 

Save on pet adoptions Saturday

Save on pet adoptions Saturday

Hernando County, Florida-- Adopt a pet for "free" this weekend in Hernando County! Well, kind of...

If you adopt a pet this Saturday at the Elks Lodge in Brooksville, you'll pay half the the regular adoption fee up front, and then receive a voucher for a full refund if you provde proof of spay/neuturing procedures down the road! 

Hernando County Animal Services and the Humane Society of the Nature Coast have collaborated with the Elks Lodge to sponsor the pet adoption event.

Community dog walk

Community dog walk

Tampa, Florida -- Want to go for a walk? Chances are your dog does!

On Saturday, Jan. 26, there will be a community dog walk at Henry and Ola Park in Seminole Heights.

The 30-minute leisurely walk begins at 9:30 a.m.

The 'Pack Walks' are in support of an effort to build a dog park at Henry and Ola Park.

Organizers are in search of people interested in being a part of the project.  

Here's what they need to start:

Humane Society to offer free shot clinic for pets Saturday

Humane Society to offer free shot clinic for pets Saturday

Hillsborough Co., FL-- The Humane Society of Tampa Bay will host a free vaccination clinic for dogs and cats for all Hillsborough County residents tomorrow. 

They will have standard vaccinations, like rabies shots, at no charge for the first 1,000 pets. In addition, Hillsborough County Animal Services will be on hand offering free licenses for those with proof of residence in the following zip codes: