Awareness week encourages pet owners to bark up the right tree
Alachua County will use Florida Week for the Animals to raise awareness and advance the number of adoptions this month. The Alachua County Humane Society Executive Director Eric Van Ness says this event might help increase the number of adoptions.
He says the Humane Society is always working on finding the perfect homes for their animals while making sure they are healthy and safe.
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