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.

 

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Apr 20

April 28, 2020

Last Chance to Apply for a Florida Animal Friend Grant!

By FMG PM /

The deadline for the Florida Animal Friend Grant is almost here: May 1, 2020! Make sure you take advantage of...

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Mar 20

March 19, 2020

Springtime Spay and Neuter Facts

By FMG Admin / Spay & Neuter

At Florida Animal Friend, our mission is simple: to help save the lives of countless unwanted cats and dogs by...

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Florida Animal Friend supports organizations that offer free or low-cost spay and neuter services across the state of Florida like North Florida Animal Rescue.

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Feb 20

February 24, 2020

Adopt—Don’t Shop: Support Organizations Like North Florida Animal Rescue

By FMG Digital /

At Florida Animal Friend, our mission is to help save the lives of countless unwanted cats and dogs by supporting organizations that offer free or low-cost spay and neuter services across the state of Florida.

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Alteration and how it changes your animal's body.

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Feb 20

February 12, 2020

What Effects Does Alteration Have on an Animal?

By FMG Digital /

Spaying and neutering, also known as alteration, refers to the surgical removal of certain reproductive organs from an animal. Many...

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Feral Cats in Florida

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Jan 20

January 23, 2020

Feral Cats in Florida: Does Ear Clipping Hurt the Animal?

By FMG Digital /

Feral cats in Florida are often part of trap-neuter-release (TNR) programs, which are critical for managing the population of homeless cats in the wild. Clipping a cat’s ear (also called ear-tipping) after it has been neutered or spayed signals to the community that organizers don’t need to spend time and resources trapping a feral cat and prepping it for the procedure.

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Dog & Cat Playing

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Dec 19

December 24, 2019

Keep Your Pets and Homeless Pets Safe During the Holidays

By FMG PM / Homeless Pets

The holidays are a time of good tidings and cheer. But while we’re enjoying chocolate, sugary treats and lights and...

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End Animal Homelessness with Florida Animal Friend

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Nov 19

November 20, 2019

How to Combat Animal Homelessness in Florida

By FMG Digital / Spay & Neuter

For animal lovers, seeing homeless pets roam the streets is heartbreaking. So much so that many might try to feed...

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Community Outreach Spay and Neuter Programs

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Nov 19

November 19, 2019

Caring for Pets and Communities Beyond Spay and Neuter

By FMG PM / Spay & Neuter

Spay and neuter operations are a crucial way to help Florida’s animal population, but for us, it’s even more than...

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Spaying reduces feral cat population.

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Oct 19

October 30, 2019

How Spaying Your Cat Saves Animal Lives

By FMG Digital /

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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