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.

 

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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Aug 19

August 28, 2019

2019 Recommendations on Spaying and Neutering

By FMG Digital /

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

By FMG Digital /

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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