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Hernando Animal Services to offer FREE cat adoptions!

Hernando Animal Services to offer FREE cat adoptions!

Hernando Co., FL-- The county Animal Services Department announced that they will waive the cat adoption fee through the end of the month- meaning you may adopt a cat for free!

They say the only fee to take home an adorable furry friend is a $20 deposit, which will be refunded once proof of rabies vaccination and sterilization can be provided. All adopted cats receive a feline 4-in-1 vaccination and deworming at Animal Services.   

Howl-O-Ween party to benefit Humane Soceity

Howl-O-Ween party to benefit Humane Soceity

Tampa, FL --Halloween is just around the corner and there is a fun event in the works to celebrate the holiday and benefit a good cause.

There is a Doggie "Howl-O-Ween" Costume Party set from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. on October 28 at the Sail Pavilion of the Tampa Convention Center. 

The event benefits the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.

Cats, Bats & Bones event this weekend

Cats, Bats & Bones event this weekend

Brandon, FL-- Hillsborough County Animal Services are hosting their annual Cats, Bones, and Bones pet adoption event this Saturday, October 20. There will be craft tables for kids, a MEOW-off contest, plus safe pet trick-or-treating with the shelter animals, and a very "batty" wildlife presentation.

Kids are encouraged to come dressed for a costume parade with prizes, and there will adoption specials for the whole family. There will also "bat chats" to talk more about bats.

"Cats, Bats & Bones" is free and they ask that you leave pets at home.

Carrollwood vet helps piggy in pain

Carrollwood vet helps piggy in pain

Carrollwood, Florida -- The staff at BluePearl Veterinary Partners literally had their hands full with a 170 pound patient that show up recently for treatment at their facility at 3000 Busch Lake Boulevard in Carrollwood.

Brando, a 16-year-old Pot-bellied pig, was having trouble getting up and down his little piggy legs.

The staff at BluePearl usually treat cats and dogs but they also handle exotics.

Brando's Land 'O Lakes owners took him to the animal hospital to see if the staff could figure out what was causing their beloved pet so much pain.

'12 - '13 Season of Bark Island

'12 - '13 Season of Bark Island

Spring Hill, Florida-- The '12 - '13 Season of Bark Island will begin on September 15!

Hernando County Parks and Recreation invites you to "bring your doggie out to play and enjoy the beautiful beach setting."

This event is the only time your pet will be permitted at the park, so be sure to take advantge of this opportunity!

Organizers advise you to "please remember to pick up after your pet and keep a leash on hand."

Please be sure your pet is current on vaccinations and be sure to provide your tags.