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Animal Advisory Committee to meet October 23

Animal Advisory Committee to meet October 23

Tampa, Florida -- If you are concerned about how animals are treated in Hillsborough County  than you might want to be at the Animal Advisory Committee meeting. 

The Committee meets at 6:30 pm Wednesday October 23rd on the 26th Floor of County Center in Conference rooms A and B.

Hillsborough Animal Services announces plan to up adoptions

Hillsborough Animal Services announces plan to up adoptions

Hillsborough County, Florida-- Hillsborough County Animal Services (HCAS) will move forward to improve their program operation to increase adoptions. The shelter will be open 7 days a week including most holidays when families are home so they can visit the shelter. Some of the improvements that are being implemented by community experts include:

Pet Bath Day set for May 18th

Pet Bath Day set for May 18th

FishHawk, FL -- Fish Hawk Animal Clinic is hosting a  "$20 Bath Day" on May 18th 2013.

All dogs and cats of any size will be washed at one low price. This price includes the bath, nail trim, and ear cleaning. 

Additional services- like painting of pet's toe nails, anal gland expression, medicated bath- will be available upon request.

*All pets must be current on vaccines or have vaccines administered upon entrance to clinic.

Fish Hawk Animal Clinic is at 15264 Fish Hawk Blvd.

Animal Service dog walk

Animal Service dog walk

Pasco County, Florida -- Pasco County Animal Services would like to introduce people to ready-to-be-adopted dogs!

The even twill take place on April 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

It will be held at the Shops at Wiregrass at the corner of State Road 56 and Bruce B. Downs in Wesley Chapel.

Starling Club Dog Park now open until 7 p.m.

Starling Club Dog Park now open until 7 p.m.

Lithia, FL -- The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and your dog is ready to mingle.  The dog park at the Starling Club will now be open until 7:00 p.m.! 

15808 Starling Crossing Dr, Lithia

Riverview students helping shelter pets

Riverview students helping shelter pets

Riverview, Florida - Earlier this year, local educator Erin Anderson set out to provide a service project for the students at St. Stephen Catholic School at 10424 St. Stephen Circle in Riverview.

Needy shelter pets at the county animal shelter became the benefactors of the children's "Coin Crusade" and Anderson hoped the coin drive might exceed a hundred dollars.

Progressive Pet-A-Thon

Progressive Pet-A-Thon

Riverview, Florida --The Progressive Pet-A-Thon pet adoption event will take place March 23. 

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Progressive Insurance will partner with local adoption agencies to find homes for needy dogs and cats.

It will take place at the Progressive Service Center, 4118 Foxworth Rd., Riverview, FL 

Along with finding homes for needy animals, there will also be food, fun and prizes on site, as well as a canine pet resort and training facility for obedience demonstrations.