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New Year's Pet Adoption Evet

New Year's Pet Adoption Evet

Weeki Wachee, FL-- The Animal Care Center of Weeki Wachee will host a New Year's Pet Adoption event this coming Sunday, January 6 in an effort to find homes for cats and dogs in Hernando County. 

According to event organizers, several pet rescue organizations and pet foster families will have dogs and cats from the facility at the event ready for adoption to forever homes.

'Bark Island Event' prices announced

'Bark Island Event' prices announced

 

Brooksville, FL-- The county has announced new prices for Pine Island's 'Bark Island Event' that takes place every other Saturday morning.

They say as of January 26, the fee for the first dog will be $7. For those bringing more than one pet, there will be a $3 fee for each additional dog.

Bark Island is held at Alfred McKethan Park (Pine Island) every other Saturday from 7:30 am to 9:30 am.

Those attending should bring:

'Bark Island Event' prices announced

'Bark Island Event' prices announced

Brooksville, FL-- The county has announced new prices for Pine Island's 'Bark Island Event' that takes place every other Saturday morning.

They say as of January 26, the fee for the first dog will be $7. For those bringing more than one pet, there will be a $3 fee for each additional dog.

Bark Island is held at Alfred McKethan Park (Pine Island) every other Saturday from 7:30 am to 9:30 am.

Those attending should bring:

Tampa Vet Hospital hosting Pet Food Drive

Tampa Vet Hospital hosting Pet Food Drive

Tampa, FL-- "It’s the time of year for giving, but don’t forget about the animals out there. Help fill bellies, warm hearts and make spirits bright,"- that's what Tampa Veterinarian Hospital is asking of locals this holiday season.

Tampa Veterinary Hospital is hosting a pet food drive through the month of December, and all proceeds will go to the homeless pets at the Lost Angels Animal Rescue in Tampa- a local no-kill animal rescue shelter dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of unwanted animals.

Animal Services hosts "Photos With Santa."

Animal Services hosts "Photos With Santa."

Brooksville, FL -- Hernando County Animal Services will host "Photos with Santa" for pets on Sunday, December 9, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the A.S.P.C.A clinic located at 837 S. Broad Street in Brooksville.

Photo prices are $5 for a 4x6 photo, and $8 for a 5x7 photo. All proceeds will benefit improvements to Hernando County Animal Services, like a new medical clinic, cattery, grooming station and dog run.

For more information about the photo session, please call Animal Services at 352-796-5062.

Huge dog fighting ring busted in Seffner

Huge dog fighting ring busted in Seffner

Seffner, Florida -- Hillsborough County Animal Services is reporting the bust of a huge dog fighting ring in the Seffner area Tuesday afternoon.

So far, animal services says they have rescued seven dogs but, according to one of the two men arrested in this case, there are potentially hundreds more that will be found dead or buried on the remote property.

Sergeant Pam Perry of Hillsborough County Animal Services calls the scene as very depressing and very disheartening.

Pets for Vets event on Veterans Day

Pets for Vets event on Veterans Day

Tampa, FL-- Many County government offices will be closed in observance of Veterans Day on November 12, but Hillsborough County Animal Services says they are offering special holiday hours and a Pets For Vets special to honor those who serve our country.

From 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Animal Services will offer half-priced pet adoptions to all active or retired military members - the Pets For Vets special. Adoption fees include spaying/neutering, vaccinations, microchip, Hillsborough County registration tag, and veterinary health check.