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Hillsborough County Animal Services to become "no-kill"

Hillsborough County Animal Services to become "no-kill"

Hillsborough County, Florida-- At the Save90 Conference this past Saturday, April 14, Hillsborough County Board of Commission Chairman Ken Hagan announced that Hillsborough will become a no-kill county.

According to a Save90 press release, over 250 people attended the event to learn how other communities have attained the goal of saving animals' lives.

The alliance to Save 90 organization organized the event.  

New baby Aardvark joined the Busch Gardens family

New baby Aardvark joined the Busch Gardens family

Tampa, Florida-- On April 10, 2011, just one year and one day ago, Busch Gardens welcomed baby Aardvark, Zawadi, to the Jambo Junction family at the park.

On March 26, 2012, Zawadi's mom and dad, Izzy and Friz, gave birth to his baby brother.

The healthy baby weighed about 4.8 pounds, but is expected to grow to more than 120 lbs. within its first year.

More photos of the baby Aardvark!

Fashion, Feathers & Fur Fundraiser

Fashion, Feathers & Fur Fundraiser

Plant City, Florida-- Now is your chance to help local animal and rescue groups.

The second annual Fashion, Feathers & Fur event is almost here, where you can help furry and feathered friends find a loving family.

Save the date for Saturday, April 28th at 7pm.

It will take place and Keel & Curley Winery.

Tickets are on sale now but there are a limited number available.

The evening will feature a fashion show with local celebrities and adorable, adoptable pets from local rescue groups.

There will also be a silent and live auction.

It’s time for the HOP!

It’s time for the HOP!

Hillsborough County, Florida The HOP is back and you are invited to join in on the fun! The Hillsborough County Animal Services and local rescue partners for The HOP (Help Our Pets) adopt-a-thon and egg hunt is Saturday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dozens of local pet rescue groups, vendors and animal professionals will transform the county animal shelter in Tampa into a festival of fun, adoption, and awareness. The HOP Eggstravaganza will feature a huge variety of hundreds of adoptable pets!