Dear Adoption Partners/Rescues,
Please take a moment and look at some of the wonderful dogs and cats we have at Hernando County Animal Services. Please be advised that the pull fee has changed. If you can assist in any way it would be greatly appreciated as our kennels are FULL. If you are interested in a particular dog or cat, please email me AS SOON AS POSSIBLE at SFinch@Co.Hernando.Fl.Us. For your information we are vetting (sterilization, heartworm testing, distemper/KC/rabies vaccines, deworming) adult dogs for rescue for a pull fee of $50.00. If the dog is heartworm positive or a senior the pull fee is reduce to $25.00, Puppies and small dogs will be $70.00, Kittens (fully vetted as well) are $40.00 unless an adult then they are $20.00. BE ADVISED WE ONLY HOLD FERAL CATS FOR 24HRS from INTAKE DATE due to the space limitations at the shelter. Below you will find a list of recently impounded animals. If you see an animal that you would like an additional photo of (serious inquiries please) do not hesitate to contact me and I will be more than happy to get some to you. As always we appreciate all that you do in helping us to save more lives.
WE ARE ONCE AGAIN FULL AT THE SHELTER AND OVER CAPACITY. WE ARE HAVING TO EUTHANIZE FOR SPACE. PLEASE IF YOU HAVE ANY ROOM, TAKE A LOOK AT OUR DOGS AND CATS. WE NEED OUR RESCUES AND ADOPTION PARTNERS HELP TO SAVE LIVES. IF YOU CANNOT PULL THEN PLEASE SHARE OUR DOGS AND CATS. TAG YOUR FRIENDS, FAMILY, CO-WORKERS AND ACQUAINTANCES. PLEASE HELP US GET OUR DOGS AND CATS INTO FOREVER HOMES. WE HAVE SOME AMAZING ANIMALS HERE AT THE SHELTER PLEASE SEND EVERYONE YOU KNOW DOWN TO THE SHELTER TO LOOK FOR THEIR NEW FOREVER PET!!
PLEASE DO NOT FORGET ABOUT OUR DOG DAYS of Summer PROMOTION!!!
$25.00 off Adoption fees/RESCUE PULLS….. Seniors and heartworm positive dogs- adoption/RESCUE fee waived (completely vetted), Adults – $25 (vetted) and puppies $45 (vetted).
A-18 D#1019936 “Jack” Jack Russell terrier , tri-colored, male, adult, approx. 10lbs. This dog was brought in by a citizen who stated they found the dog running on county line road. This dog was wearing a blue collar with a id tag attached. Customer service techs called and emailed the owner on the tag. We have had no response as of now. Jack is a nice boy, very friendly, cute little guy, however he does like to mark his territory. No aggression seen at the shelter with other dogs, staff or food Available 8-15-13
A-17 D# 1019941 “Bruen” Lab mix, black with brindle, older adult, approx. 65lbs. This dog was brought in by an officer, found on Rappelo Road in Brooksville with no collar or tags. This dog was micro chipped. However all owner phone numbers are dead ends but we did find out that the dog’s chip was implanted and adopted from West Pasco SPCA. We have left messages with them regarding this dog. “Bruen” is a nice dog, walks well on a leash, has manners, enjoys attention. No aggression seen at the shelter with other dogs, staff or food. Available 8-15-13.
B-28 D#1019593 “Stella” American Bulldog, white with black, female-spayed, adult, approx. 80lbs. Stella has tested heartworm positive. Stella was adopted on 8-8-13 and returned to the shelter on 8-9-13. The adopter stated that Stella was aggressive with her other dog (boyfriend has a large breed male) and that she was pregnant and didn’t want an aggressive dog in the home. Stella has shown NO AGGRESSION at the shelter with people. She does show dog aggression in her cage with other dogs walking by. I walked her today by dogs in cages, no aggression seen while out of her cage, I walked her by dogs in cages on the 8th no aggression seen while out of the cage. She does have a nervous bladder at times but that is only when she meets new people/situations or when she gets scared. The adopter also stated that Stella urinated in her home. Stella is a wonderful dog, very very sweet a total couch potato, she just wants to be loved on. She is ready to go… AVAILABLE NOW
B-17 D#1019929 “Yogi”, Poodle, black in color, male- neutered, older adult, approx. 22lbs. this dog has a missing right eye, left eye severely infected- currently under treatment, he has limited sight. Yogi was tied to the door of HCAS. This poodle was micro chipped, first number listed – person stated not the owner, second number listed – disconnected, 3rd emergency contact number- customer service spoke to emergency contact and they stated that the original owner had given the dog away. She also stated that the dog was being treated for epilepsy. Yogi is a very well behaved boy, with nice manners, he does run into things due to his lack of/diminished sight. Yogi does have periodontal disease, tartar, etc. No aggression seen at the shelter with other dogs, staff or food. Available 8-15-13.
Animal Advocate, Rescue & Volunteer Coordinator
Hernando County Animal Services
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