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.

 

Spaying reduces feral cat population.

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Oct 19

October 30, 2019

How Spaying Your Cat Saves Animal Lives

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According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), 3.4 million cats enter shelters every year....

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Ear-Tipping Cats

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Oct 19

October 3, 2019

What Does It Mean If a Cat has a Clipped Ear?

By FMG Digital / Spay & Neuter

Ear-tipping is an important, mostly painless procedure to help identify cats that have participated in these programs. It is a vital signal for the community and allows organizers to manage the feral cat community better. 

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Aug 19

August 28, 2019

2019 Recommendations on Spaying and Neutering

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Deciding to spay or neuter your animal can lead to a lot of questions like “when is the best time?”...

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Feeding Feral Animals

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Aug 19

August 15, 2019

How Feeding Feral Animals Affects Our Ecosystem

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When you see a cat roaming the streets, your first instinct might be to put out a tin of food...

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Harmful Summer Insects

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Jul 19

July 29, 2019

Top 4 Insects Harmful for Pets & 4 Ways to Protect Them This Summer

By FMG Digital /

Summer is a fun time to spend outdoors with friends and family. And not just with your human friends and...

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Summer Safety Tips

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Jul 19

July 3, 2019

5 Summer Safety Tips for Animals

By FMG Digital /

Summer is officially here! And that means it’s time to enjoy the sun, beach and outdoors with your friends, family...

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Trap-Neuter-Return Programs in Florida

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Jun 19

June 14, 2019

Trap-Neuter-Return: How This Program Saves Cats Every Year

By FMG Digital /

Trap-neuter-return (TNR) programs are a safe, effective, and humane way to address the community cat population. States across the nation, including Florida, have adopted TNR programs to improve the lives of community cats and address overpopulation concerns.

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Florida Pet Friendly Cities

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May 19

May 24, 2019

4 Things Your Florida Pet Wants in Their City

By FMG Digital /

Pets are just like us humans. They want to socialize, have adequate healthcare options, go out on the town and...

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Pet Medication

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Mar 19

March 31, 2019

How to Get Your Dog to Take Medication

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Dog owners everywhere have a universally shared concern –– their pet’s health. So if your dog needs medical attention, you’ll...

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Florida Animal Friend Application

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Mar 19

March 13, 2019

How to Apply for A Florida Animal Friend Grant

By FMG Digital /

This spring season, municipal and non-profit agencies in Florida are given the opportunity to apply for a grant from Florida...

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Unaltered Pets

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Feb 19

February 28, 2019

The Cost of Unaltered Pets

By FMG Digital /

One of the best things an owner can do for their pet’s health is to get it spayed or neutered....

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Missing Pet

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Feb 19

February 22, 2019

Missing Pets: Preventative Measures and What To Do If You Find One

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A family pet can be lost or stolen in a flash. It can happen to even the most dedicated pet...

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Keeping your pet healthy

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Jan 19

January 28, 2019

How to Keep Your Pet Healthy in the New Year

By FMG Digital /

2019 is upon us, and by now, you may have broken a few of your resolutions for staying healthy in...

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spaying and neutering

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Dec 18

December 21, 2018

How Spaying and Neutering Reduces Overcrowding in Kill Shelters

By FMG Digital /

Animal shelters everywhere face a terrible dilemma: What do they do when they can’t find homes for the cats and...

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Florida Animal Friend - Dog & Cat

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Nov 18

November 28, 2018

The Florida Animal Friend Plate: Something to “Woof” Home About

By FMG SEO / Spay & Neuter

Florida Animal Friend has been helping animals in the state of Florida since 2006. In 2016, they decided to celebrate their 10-year anniversary by re-designing their plate. The overarching goal of the redesign was to attract more attention to their cause and increase plate purchases and donations. The new design not only features some adorable furry friends, but it also showcases the natural beauty of Florida by displaying a beautiful beach in the background.

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Spay & Neuter Myths

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Nov 18

November 19, 2018

Busting Myths About Spay & Neuter

By FMG SEO / Spay & Neuter

In addition to curbing pet overpopulation, spay/neuter surgeries have beneficial health and behavioral pluses. However, there are still many myths...

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Nov 18

November 2, 2018

Hometown Humane Society Works to Bring Affordable Care to Tampa Bay

By FMG Digital /

Florida Animal Friend is dedicated to supporting municipal and non-profit organizations throughout the state to fund their spay and neuter...

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Sep 18

September 27, 2018

Top 5 Reasons to Spay and Neuter Your Pets

By FMG SEO / Spay & Neuter

Whether you have recently adopted, you are considering getting a pet, or you have rescued a stray from your community,...

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