Tag Archives: animal shelters

Humane Society Urges People To Think Before Gifting Pets

By on November 29th, 2013 | Last updated: December 1, 2013 at 5:25 pm

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.

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Florida’s Animal Shelter Public Record Law Still All Bark, No Bite

By on November 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: November 26, 2013 at 11:09 am

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.

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Alachua County Animal Services resume normal operations after eradicating deadly cat virus

By on August 8th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:07 pm

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.

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Scare for some cats in Alachua County

By on August 1st, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:19 pm

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 […]

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