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Alachua County Animal Services lowered the requirements necessary to foster kittens. The move was made to keep up with the anticipated growth of kitten populations at local kennels.
Peedee Gilbertson had a knack for launching off the ground and jumping onto beds, and the hyperactive terrier-mix’s owners were running out of answers on just how to keep up with him. “We’ve had him in classes before to no […]
Veterinarians at the UF Small Animal Hospital have seen 12 cases of leptospirosis in the past seven months.
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.
A Citrus County couple sheltered an unusual pet for a week after finding it dodging traffic in Brooker, Fla.
Gainesville’s Phoenix Animal Rescue expects to open a rehabilitative ranch for dogs in Levy County by the end of 2014.
The Humanitarians of Florida, an organization dedicated to serving dogs and cats from anywhere in Florida, welcomes animals in need of clinical assistance, regardless of funding or county-line restrictions.
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 […]
With rising temperatures and busy summer days, the Department of Children and Families and the Florida Highway Patrol are reminding parents and caregivers not to leave their children unattended in cars. Press Secretary of the Department Erin Gillespie says that this is a growing […]
For those of us who have pets, we know how important they can be. The connection of humans and animals includes some special horses in Gainesville. When one of Gentle Carousel’s miniature therapy horses walks into a room to visit […]