Pinellas County Animal Services will close March 26 for staff training and planning. Also, new hours of operation will start at Animal Services as of April 1.
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012
See the wonderful cats up for adoption at the Pinellas County Animal Services.
We love all our furry friends here at Patch and for this week's Adoptables at Risk, we wanted to show you our feline friends. These are all the cats that are currently up for adoption at Pinellas County Animal Services. They all need to find that special home with someone who will love them, just as they love people. If you see a cat you want to adopt, make sure to head down to Animal Services. If that cat has already been adopted, make sure you take a good look at all the cats available. You never know when you might be surprised. How to Adopt The cats are ready to go to their forever home. Adoption costs vary on the cat but include the first set of shots, spaying or neutering, and a bag of food. We've attached an adoption form (PDF) to …
Saturday, December 8, 2012
The annual Pinellas Paws Cause Holiday Celebration was Saturday at Animal Services.
Share your photos from Saturday's Santa Paws event at Pinellas County Animal Services in Largo. Just click the upload photo and video button. Saturday's event included animal rescue groups, face painting, photos with Santa Paws and food trucks. Yes, there was a food truck especially for dogs! We want to see photos of you and Santa Paws. Or maybe, a photo of you with your face painted? Please share your photos from Saturday's event in this gallery. Want to read about other local events? Sign up for the Largo Patch email newsletter to get our headlines delivered to your inbox or smartphone, for free!
Monday, November 12, 2012
The Pinellas County Animal Shelter has a lot of wonderful dogs who are in need of new homes.
These are all the dogs that are currently up for adoption at Pinellas County Animal Services. They all need to find that special home with someone who will love them, just as they love people. If you see a dog you want to adopt, make sure to head down to Animal Services. If that dog has already been adopted, make sure you take a good look at all the dogs available. You never know when you might be surprised. How to Adopt The dogs are ready to go to their forever home. Adoption costs vary on the dog but include the first set of shots, spaying or neutering, a collar and leash, a bag of food and a toy for the dog. We've attached an adoption form (PDF) to make it easy. Adopt any dog, and we will feature your photo with your new pet on Patch, …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Pinellas Paws Cause is back on Dec. 8.
Pinellas Paws Cause is Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Celebrate the holidays with your four-legged friends at Pinellas County Animal Services. The tail-wagging fun includes photos with Santa Paws, a food truck rally, pet-themed merchandise, music, and more. Looking for a special 'fur'ever friend? There will be adoption specials, animal rescue groups and rabies vaccination specials at the event. Largo Patch will also be at the event, handing out some free Patch goodies and meeting with our neighbors. Stop by the Patch tent to say hi! If you go: Let Patch save you time. Get great local stories like this delivered right to your inbox or smartphone everyday with our free newsletter. Simple, fast sign-up here.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Pinellas County is looking for volunteers to help with dog walking, straightening up parks, painting, training, office work, fundraising and more.
Do you like to throw a tennis ball or take a walk in the fresh air? Pinellas County Volunteer Services needs you. Anyone 16 or older who is strong enough to handle big dogs can lend a hand at Animal Services. The shelter's dogs need exercise at least two times per day, and preferably three. "If a dog sits in a cage, he's like a rubber band. He gets wound up," adoption coordinator Tyson Youts said. "The dogs need training, socialization and to be able to be more relaxed." Youts said that walking increases a dog's chance of adoption, too, because dogs who get regular exercise are less stressed. Plus, the volunteers provide notes about a dog's personality and information such as whether it knows how to sit or seems to be housebroken. …
Friday, November 25, 2011
This week's adoptable pet of the week is Carter a one-year-old hound mix.
Meet Carter one-year-old mix that appears to be part hound, part Sharpei. He weights 44 pounds. He is very cuddly and loves his people. He is young and has a lot of play in him, but he is also very obedient. Carter listens to his handlers very well and does not pull much on his leash. Carter is just the perfect pet for someone looking for a younger dog that is smart and trainable. Bring this article with you to Animal Services for a discounted adoption fee of $25. All pets offered for adoption at Animal Services are spayed or neutered and have all of their required shots. Visit Carter and the other adoptable pets at 12450 Ulmerton Rd in Largo, or see them online. To learn more about Animal Services, stop by the shelter or call (727) 582-…
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Yolanda is a one-year old black and white Labrador mix that is waiting to be adopted from Pinellas County Animal Services.
Meet Yolanda a one-year old black and white Labrador mix. She weighs 32 pounds and is on the small side for her breed. Yolanda is ‘"fun size". She loves to play catch, and will provide her new owner with hours of fun and calorie-burning exercise! If you bring this article with you to Pinellas County Animal Services, you can adopt Yolanda for $25. All pets offered for adoption at Animal Services are spayed or neutered and have all of their required shots. This week the shelter is bursting at the seams with many adorable and adoptable pets to choose from. Visit Yolanda and the adoptable pets at 12450 Ulmerton Rd in Largo, or see them online. For more information call the shelter at (727) 582-2600. Pets as Gifts Are you planning on giving …
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Mural artist Anna Hamilton joined with Pinellas County Animal Services to paint a mural inside the shelter and help raise money for the Animal Welfare Fund.
You can now have your pet memorialized on the walls of Pinellas County Animal Services. Mural for Mutts artist Anna Hamilton, who's started the Dogedin mural in Dunedin, has partnered with Animal Services to help raise money for the Animal Trust Fund through the Pinellas Paws Cause mural. The mural is on the walls of the Animal Services' shelter. For $100 you can have your pet painted on the walls of the shelter, of that $25 will be donated to the Animal Trust Fund. The trust fund helps the shelter care for about 20,000 animals annually. Pinellas Paws Cause Dec. 10th Event There will be a Pinellas Paws Cause holiday event on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Portraits will be done for donations of $100 and photos with Santa Paws …
Knox, a one-year-old stray, was found as a stray and turned in to Animal Services.
Knox is a year-and-a-half old tri-color hound waiting to be adopted from Pinellas County Animal Services. He's built as strong as the fort he shares a name with. He weights 65 pounds. He was turned in to Animal Services by someone who had found him as a stray. The person who found him wanted to make sure that Knox goes to a good home. You can help make that happen by spreading the word or adopting him yourself. Bring this article with you to Animal Services to receive a reduced adoption fee of $25. All pets offered for adoption from the shelter are spayed or neutered and have all of their required shots. Knox's number is 276958. Visit Knox and the other adoptable pets at 12450 Ulmerton Rd in Largo, or see them online. To learn more …