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 to Do After Adopting a Dog from a Shelter: 7 Tips for the Transition

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Mar 21

March 11, 2021

What to Do After Adopting a Dog from a Shelter: 7 Tips for the Transition

Our mission at Florida Animal Friend is to help save the lives of countless unwanted cats and dogs across Florida....

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5 Benefits of Dog Walking for You and Your Pet

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Mar 21

March 8, 2021

5 Benefits of Dog Walking for You and Your Pet

Did you know that February 22 was National Walking the Dog Day? At Florida Animal Friend, we believe that every...

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How To Help Your Dog With Separation Anxiety

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Feb 21

February 23, 2021

How To Help Your Dog With Separation Anxiety

Whether an owner leaves for a brief or extended period of time, dog separation anxiety is a common issue that...

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What Vegetables Can Dogs and Cats Eat?

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Feb 21

February 19, 2021

What Vegetables Can Dogs and Cats Eat?

When we think of dogs and cats, we often think of their diets predominately comprised of meat.  Dogs and cats...

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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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