Alachua County Animal Services is holding a “Spring Cleaning “ adoption event on Saturday (May 15th) from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at their headquarters on Northeast 53rd Avenue in Gainesville. The afternoon event will feature a variety of vendors and educational materials as well as food and a raffle. The main goal is to have people come out and take home a furry friend. Donna Green-Townsend walked through the animal services facilities and talked with Public Education Program Coordinator and Event Coordinator, Hilary Hynes.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/89adoption.mp3]
Cindy Frazier and her husband, Errand, run the Throw Away Rescue from their two-bedroom home in Chiefland. The overflow of animals at local shelters have prompted animal-loving people like the Fraziers to take in abandoned or abused animals.