Tag Archives: animal shelters
Officials from the Alachua County and Northeast Florida Humane Societies discuss what people should consider before adopting a cat or dog for someone as a gift.
Not all counties are complying with a recent Florida law that requires animal shelter adoption, intake and euthanasia information to be accessible to the public. Under the current law, there are no penalties for not making the information public.
Investigators are now confident a deadly cat virus that closed the Alachua County animal facilities is now neutralized. The deadly cat virus, Panleukopenia was found last week, and as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dana Lewin reports, the shelter is back and business.
Animal shelters are usually a place where stray animals can be dropped off and cared for. But what happens when the shelter becomes the place of danger? WUFT-FM’s Kevin Roberts has the story on a disease that caused a scare […]