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.
LARGO – Pinellas County Animal Services will celebrate the holiday season by offering pet photos with Santa Claus and Captain Barky on Thursday, Dec. 6; and Thursday, Dec. 13, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., at 12450 Ulmerton Road in Largo.
In the spirit of the holidays, even furry, four-legged family members receive gifts. As you’re doing your holiday shopping this year for loved ones, don’t forget about your four-legged pets.
Save Our Strays Inc. is celebrating Black Friday through Dec. 8 by offering a reduced adoption fee of $40 for black and mostly black cats and kittens, ages 4 months and older.
PALM HARBOR – A puppy found on the side of the road hurt and scared, wondering where its next meal will come from or where he will sleep tonight. Terrified and alone, he tries to find a warm place to sleep.
It didn’t take long for Ruby the dog to make herself at home at Palm Harbor’s Fire Station 65. “My first experience with Ruby was the gift she left me on the carpet in my office,” Craig Maciuba, the fire chief, said. “But I guess that’s what puppies do.” Ruby has made up for that accident, to say the least. Not only was she adopted by Palm Harbor Fire Rescue in September, she received her badge during an oath-of-office ceremony on Oct. 12 that featured her offering up a paw print to seal the deal.