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Gotta love the sweetheart specials at Animal Services

Gotta love the sweetheart specials at Animal Services

Pinellas County, Florida -- Heartened by the approach of Valentine’s Day, Pinellas County Animal Services is offering sweetheart specials on the adoptions of cats and dogs through the end of February. Love is just a leash away!

The adoption fee for large dogs and cats will be $25 and $75 for puppies and small breeds during normal shelter adoption hours. The fee includes a medical checkup, spaying/neutering, vaccinations, internal and external parasite control and microchipping. The required Pinellas County license is also provided.

New Year specials at Pinellas County Animal Services

New Year specials at Pinellas County Animal Services

Pinellas County, Florida -- In celebration of the new year, Pinellas County Animal Services is offering adoption specials on cats and dogs through the end of January.

As part of the New Year’s Slim Down specials, the adoption fee for large dogs and cats is $25 and $75 for puppies and small breeds during normal shelter adoption hours. The fee includes a medical checkup, spaying/neutering, vaccinations, internal and external parasite control and microchipping. The required Pinellas County license is also provided.

Train to be a part of the foster care team at Pinellas County Animal Services

Train to be a part of the foster care team at Pinellas County Animal Services

Pinellas County, Florida -- Before the holidays, the call went out to the community from Pinellas County Animal Services to clear out the kennels. By the end of the day on Dec. 23, the dog adoption area was empty, thanks to foster parents who brought a pet home for the holidays to give them some love and care.

KNine2Five doggy daycare plans New Year adoption event

KNine2Five doggy daycare plans New Year adoption event

Tarpon Springs, Florida -- Will the New Year bring a new pet into your family.

KNine2Five, the doggy daycare and boarding resort in Tarpon Springs, is planning a New Year pet adoption event on Saturday, Jan. 4.

Animal rescue groups will bring needy pets looking for homes to KNine2Five from 10:00am-3:00pm.  KNine2Five is located at 38799 US Hwy. 19 North.

For more information on the event, call 727-230-2202 or email info@knine2five.com.

Dogs on parade in their Sunday best at Holiday Lights

Dogs on parade in their Sunday best at Holiday Lights

Pinellas County, Florida -- The annual Holiday Lights Dog Parade in Pinellas County is scheduled for Sunday, December 29 at the Florida Botanical Gardens.

Doggie revelers will don costumes and strut their stuff for fun and prizes. The parade begins at 2 p.m., with registration from 1 to 1:45 p.m. in the Florida Botanical Gardens parking lot.

Canine competitors will be judged in the following categories:

Animal Services launches Operation: Home for the Holidays

Animal Services launches Operation: Home for the Holidays

Pinellas County, Florida -- Pinellas County Animal Services hopes to make the holidays a little brighter for dogs and cats in need of a good home this season by hosting a special Home for the Holidays campaign.

“The idea is to find a home for all of our shelter animals during the holidays, either through adoption or fostering,” said to Maureen Freaney, director of Pinellas County Animal Services. “It’s such a special time of year that we would like to know that the dogs that we care for are enjoying the holidays, too.”

Tips to keep pets safe this holiday season

Tips to keep pets safe this holiday season

Pinellas County, Florida -- The holiday season is a time for fun with family and friends, but Pinellas County Animal Services reminds members of the community not to forget pets at this time of year.