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Manatee County Animal Shelter Quarantined, Four Dogs Euthanized Due to Disease

By on January 31st, 2014 | Last updated: January 31, 2014 at 9:25 am

Four dogs were euthanized and a Manatee County animal shelter was put under quarantine for a week due to canine parvovirus infections earlier this month.

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‘Cat HIV’ Research Potential Breakthrough For HIV Vaccine

By on October 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 20, 2013 at 11:20 am

Recent research from UF and UCSF may eventually lead to a human AIDS vaccine, through the development of a HIV vaccine for cats.

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Florida House committee passes bill to support programs to neuter, release feral cats

By on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 25, 2013 at 1:57 pm

A bill to support programs to capture, neuter and vaccinate feral cats, and return them to their original location passed a Florida House of Representatives subcommittee Wednesday. An Alachua County program already offers these services.

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Grant helps Alachua county animal shelters reduce euthanasia

By on January 29th, 2013 | Last updated: January 30, 2013 at 10:34 am

A Maddie’s Fund grant to Alachua County hopes to curb animal euthanization rates by 2015.

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Alachua County Animal Services celebrates 3 Humane Society Awards

By on August 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

One year after the organization saved 700 cats from Haven Acres and prosecuted the abusers, Alachua County Animal Services was awarded with the 2012 Humane Law Enforcement Awards. HSUS Florida State Director Kate MacFall says it was all due to the […]

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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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Dog Days of Summer can be hazardous for dogs

By on July 13th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:29 pm

The Summer heat can be hazardous for dogs if owners don’t alter their routines to make sure their pets are never stuck in hot cars.  Despite common sense and a local ordinance, law enforcement gets a few emergency calls each […]

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