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    Briar is a 3-year-old distinctive looking guy with his tuxedo coat, full tail and gold eyes. His black chin even looks like he has a beard from some angles. He is a sweet, friendly cat who is waiting to be a companion. Will you give him a second chance? Adopt Briar from the Humane Society of Pinellas, 3040 S.R. 590 in Clearwater. Call 797-7722 or visit www.humanesocietyofpinellas.org.
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SEMINOLE - The Career Academies of Seminole, 12611 86th Ave. N., will host the year-end regional cat show by Gulf Coast Touch of Class Cat Club on Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, April 27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Advance donations of $5 go to CAS and will help offset costs for maintaining and feeding the animals on campus. Cost at the door is $6 per person, $8 per family and $5 per senior citizen; children under 3 are free.

Food will be provided by CAS students.
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The Humane Society of Pinellas is now accepting registrations for summer camp. Three different day camps are available, with fun-filled and age-appropriate lessons for kids and teens going into fifth through 10th grades. The camps will feature presentations from local professionals, crafts and activities.

- Fifth- and sixth-graders will attend Junior Caretaker Camp, June 9-13. They will learn to care for animals and why animals are important.

- Seventh- and eighth-graders will attend Animal Explorer Camp, June 23-27, where they will learn to align their choices with their values and how animals and humans share the world together.
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SEMINOLE - An adoption event and food fundraiser for local rescues will be presented Saturday, April 19, noon to 4 p.m., at Bark Life Inc., 11220 Park Blvd.

There will be plenty of adult dogs and puppies available for adoption on site. Bark Life Inc. will be giving away a free bag of healthy food with every adoption - and, with every adoption, Bark Life Inc. will donate one to the rescue. Pet food also will be available for purchase: When an attendee purchases one, two will be donated to the attending rescues.

For information, call 399-3647.
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As a no-kill cat rescue organization, Save Our Strays has several older felines that have been returned because their owners could no longer care for them.

These senior cats make wonderful pets. All of the cats have been completely vetted and are micro-chipped. Following is a list of some older cats at Save Our Strays:

- Cinnamon, is a deep orange declawed male and a lap cat extraordinaire
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LARGO - Pinellas County Animal Services is having a kitty shower during the month of April. During this month-long event, residents and cat lovers are welcomed to donate much needed supplies for momma cats and kittens.

Each spring, Pinellas County Animal Services expects the number of kittens in need of care to rise.

Those interested in participating in the kitty shower are asked to donate items necessary to help prepare new arrivals for life in a foster home, including milk replacement formula, kitten nursing bottles, toys, baby blankets, bags of litter and wet and dry kitten food.
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•  Largo veterinarian honored
•  HSP takes over SPC pet food program
•  Animal Services offers spring specials
•  FVMA awards local veterinary professionals
•  Save Our Strays offers kittens, cats
•  SPCA announces April programs
•  Adopt-a-Palooza features hundreds of pets
•  Puppy Love fundraiser benefits Pet Pal
•  Dog boutique opens in Safety Harbor
•  Animal Services provides pet food for those in need
•  Humane Society extends hours through October
•  SPCA seeks volunteers for indoor dog park
•  Adoptable adult cats available at Cat Haven
•  SOS seeks volunteers to foster kittens
•  Animal Services presents weekly radio program
•  HSP offers low cost spay/neuter clinic
•  County offers low cost spay and neuter program
•  SPOT offers free spay/neuter surgery for pit bulls
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Pet Connection
Skin disease is very common in our canine companions. It is more common in dogs than in the feline population. There are several categories of skin abnormalities that affect dogs. Many of the various skin conditions we treat at the Animal Hospital of Dunedin are either cured or controlled with proper treatment. Here are some questions we frequently answer.

What are “immune-mediated” skin disorders?
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Adopt-a-Pet, Lost Pet Info
Local animal shelters, such as those listed below, can be good places to go to adopt a pet or seek a lost pet.
Pinellas County Animal Services
12450 Ulmerton Road, Largo; 582-2600
Humane Society of Pinellas
3040 State Road 590, Clearwater; 797-7722
Pet Pal Animal Shelter
405 22nd. St. S, St. Petersburg Fl. 337112; 328-7738
SPCA Tampa Bay
9099 130th Ave. N., Largo; 586-3591; SPCAFL.org
Suncoast Animal League
1030 Pennsylvania Ave., Palm Harbor; 786-1330
Save Our Strays Inc.
Friends of Strays Inc.
Second Chance for Strays, Inc.
All ’bout Cats
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