Saving more feral cats while better controlling their population is the aim of a proposed county program, which will be the subject of a series of public input meetings scheduled in August and September.
Most pet owners don’t realize that cats need an annual checkup and regular visits. People mistakenly believe that cats aren’t exposed to dangers and diseases since they live mainly indoors.
DUNEDIN — A meet-and-greet event featuring Florida English Bulldog Rescue will take place Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Dunedin Pet Supply, 1045 Main St., Dunedin.
ST. PETERSBURG — SPCA Tampa Bay Veterinary Center recently announced it received a $50,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, a leading funder of animal welfare in North America, to help fuel its spay and neuter efforts in Pinellas County.
LARGO — If you love cats and kittens, Pinellas County Animals Services needs you. Forty-fifty kittens a week are arriving at the shelter right now in need of temporary foster care.
LARGO — The Kiwanis Club of Largo/Mid-Pinellas will present its 13th annual Pawfest on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Largo Central Park.
LARGO — Fees will be waived on St. Pitties and Kitties Day, set for Saturday, March 16, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N., Largo.
Like humans, dental care is an important aspect of pets’ overall health. February is National Pet Dental Health Month, which is a perfect time to schedule your pet’s dental health checkup and annual oral health cleaning.
For 15 years, Gulfport’s Get Rescued, an animal rescue street festival, has supported dogs, cats and other creatures in need by collecting pet food and encouraging people to adopt (rather than shop for) their next fuzzy (or feathered or scaly) friend.
TIERRE VERDE — As a precautionary measure, Pinellas County Animal Services is advising pet owners to refrain from bringing puppies, senior dogs, unvaccinated dogs or dogs that may have compromised immune systems to Ft. De Soto Park, 3500 Pinellas Bayway S., St. Petersburg, until further notice.