Pet Information – Florida Animal Friend

Providing you with information on pet ownership, fun animal facts, and Florida Animal Friend’s mission to end pet overpopulation by supporting low-cost or free spay and neuter programs throughout the state of Florida.

 

What does spay & neuter really do for my community? by Scott Trebatoski

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Jan 21

January 12, 2021

What does spay & neuter really do for my community? by Scott Trebatoski

The availability and use of spay/neuter programs dramatically impact the welfare of pets in that community. Communities with active spay/neuter...

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Ensuring Successful Holiday Pet Adoptions

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Dec 20

December 23, 2020

Ensuring Successful Holiday Pet Adoptions

Every holiday season, we hear heartwarming stories about pets being given as gifts to children and spouses in our communities....

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5 Tips from Experts: When to Spay Your Cat & What to Do When Your Cat Is in Heat

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Dec 20

December 17, 2020

5 Tips from Experts: When to Spay Your Cat & What to Do When Your Cat Is in Heat

Many pet owners (and non-pet owners who live close to a community cat hangout spot) are surprised by the behavioral...

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How has Covid-19 affected shelter operations in 2020?

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Dec 20

December 8, 2020

How has Covid-19 affected shelter operations in 2020?

In March 2020, when decisions were made to almost shut down our animal shelter and limit our field responses to...

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Florida Animal Shelters Set Life-Saving Record in 2019

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Dec 20

December 7, 2020

Florida Animal Shelters Set Life-Saving Record in 2019

Florida’s animal shelters collectively pushed dog and cat lifesaving to a new milestone in 2019. While overpopulation of pets is...

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How Has Coronavirus Affected Spay & Neuter Procedures?

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Sep 20

September 4, 2020

How Has Coronavirus Affected Spay & Neuter Procedures?

The coronavirus pandemic has halted court proceedings, business operations and daily life for individuals and communities across the globe. Animal...

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Busting Myths About Spay & Neuter

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Aug 20

August 24, 2020

Busting Myths About Spay & Neuter

Despite the many benefits for both animals and their owners, there are myths about spaying and neutering your pets that...

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COVID-19 Preparedness for Spay/Neuter & Wellness Clinics

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Aug 20

August 17, 2020

COVID-19 Preparedness for Spay/Neuter & Wellness Clinics

Spay/neuter and animal wellness clinics have not been immune to the challenges caused by COVID-19. Since we don’t know exactly...

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Pet Safety Tips for Hurricane Season

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Jun 20

June 25, 2020

Pet Safety Tips for Hurricane Season

By FMG PM /

Hurricane season is upon us. That means it’s time to start assembling supplies for safety kits and thinking about potential...

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Homeless Pets in Florida: What to Do if You Find a Stray Animal

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Jun 20

June 12, 2020

Homeless Pets in Florida: What to Do if You Find a Stray Animal

In the United States, approximately 6–8 million homeless animals enter shelters annually. But we know that there are many more...

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