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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 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.
By Kim Ortiz 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.