Monday, February 4, 2013
The Pinellas County Animal Shelter has almost 30 dogs who could use a home with you.
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 are $40, 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, too! How…
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Being pitbull and beagle gives Barney a beautiful look and a playful nature!
Barney's a unique and playful pup. Being a mix between a beagle and pitbull gives him a adorable look to go along with his playful personality. While both breeds are amazing, the pitbull side of Barney may be holding him back from getting a home. Barney already has some training, including training to keep him down from furniture. How to Adopt Barney is ready to go to his forever home. The adoption fee is $40 and includes 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 Barney, and we will feature your photo with your new pet on Patch, too! How to Help If you can't adopt, but still want to help, Animal Services always needs …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
While timid, Apollo is a sweet pit mix who just needs some love and training.
Apollo is a beautiful black pit mix who happens to be very shy. Even though he's timid, it's not hard to see that Apollo is a dog who would love to have fun if given the chance. Despite his cautious nature, Apollo loves to run after balls and have a good time. Apollo is in serious need of a family who could help him come out of his shell. How to Adopt Apollo is ready to go to his forever home. The adoption fee is $35 and includes 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 Apollo, and we will feature your photo with your new pet on Patch, too! How to Help If you can't adopt, but still want to help, Animal Services always …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Local animal agencies have developed a shared reporting system to help reduce the number of animals euthanized in the county.
The fluffy orange cat at Pinellas County Animal Services purred loudly and persistently. Perhaps it was aware of the fate of some fellow felines in Pinellas County — at least the story told through the numbers. Cats represented 54 percent of all intakes at several local animal shelters in October. And 69 percent of the cats were euthanized. The numbers come from Humane Society of Pinellas, Pet Pal Animal Shelter, Pinellas County Animal Services and SPCA Tampa Bay, which account for about 80 to 90 percent of the animals received each month, agency representatives said. The local animal agencies have worked together over several months to establish a consistent reporting system that will let each agency clearly report animal intake and …
Friday, October 5, 2012
Meet this 7-year-old kitty at Pinellas County Animal Services.
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Friday, October 5, 2012
Meet Snow White (#289908). She is a seven year old kitty who weighs in at 10 pounds. Fun and playful, she has been waiting a long time for her prince charming to come to the rescue. As an added bonus, people who have cat allergies normally do not react to white colored cats… so, you may want to give her a chance if you have had a reaction in the past. If you bring this article with you to Animal Services, Snow White can be yours for the low fee of $25. And, remember, every single one of the pets offered for adoption at Animal Services are spayed or neutered and have all of their required shots. And, this week, we are bursting at the seams with many adorable and adoptable pets to choose from! If your pet pooch has a naughty streak in him …