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By Amanda Wood on December 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: December 2, 2014 at 2:56 pm
Paws on Parole is a prison-based training program that allows for women inmates to live and train with dogs for eight weeks. The dogs, taken from shelters, enter into this program to learn basic training, and to eventually, be adopted.
By James Martin on October 25th, 2014 | Last updated: October 24, 2014 at 4:18 pm
The Alachua County Animal Services and Florida Department of Corrections Work Camp is working together with this year’s “Hairy Pawter” dog academy to prepare a new group of house-trained dogs for homes.
By Taylor Widom on October 8th, 2014 | Last updated: November 27, 2014 at 5:39 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 Whitney Lavaux on September 11th, 2014 | Last updated: September 11, 2014 at 6:41 pm
A local Girl Scout donated agility equipment to Alachua County Animal Services. The equipment assists volunteers with training dogs in skills that make them more adoptable.
By Andrew Kays on April 28th, 2014 | Last updated: April 28, 2014 at 4:09 pm
An Ocala man was arrested Sunday after attempting to flee his home, where police found his dog and evidence of animal abuse.
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 Taylor Gaines on February 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 3:51 pm
The Marion County commission will hear from a task force on tethering dogs, which will recommend prohibiting 24/7 and vacant lot tethering. The Marion County Human Society, heading up the effort, is targeting neglectful dog owners who leave their pets tied up outside for long periods of time.
By Alex Harris 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.
By Carla Bayron on December 16th, 2013 | Last updated: December 16, 2013 at 9:50 am
Proud adoptive families watched as their pets-to-be received AKC Canine Good Citizen Certificates at the The Paws On Parole 30th Academy Graduation ceremony on Friday morning.