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By Michaela Bisienere on October 17th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 5:27 pm
Two-year-old Rainer received her first extreme home makeover, with renovations costing $350,000. Her new space is 70 feet in length, complete with rope courses, trees and tunnels.
By Taylor Widom on October 8th, 2014 | Last updated: October 8, 2014 at 1:41 pm
Alachua County Animal Services has exceeded maximum capacity. Despite creative efforts to find permanent homes for long-term residents, the shelter’s no-kill goal for the year may not be possible.
By Christine Casey on April 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 4, 2014 at 12:36 am
The Marion County Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance banning 24/7 unattended tethering of dogs.
By Alyssa Fisher on January 28th, 2014 | Last updated: January 28, 2014 at 4:07 pm
Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo staff is scrambling to keep its animals warm as cool weather continues to sweep across the U.S.
By Dana Lewin 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.
By Kevin Roberts 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 [...]
By Kelsey Diaz on March 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:26 pm
A University of Florida veterinary training program is playing host to a conference this weekend on animal hoarding. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Kelsey Diaz explains what animal health professionals are doing to handle this issue.