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Pasco Animal Shelter desperately needs adoptions Memorial Day weekend listen

05/23/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Tags: pets, Pasco County, animals, animal adoptions

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The Pasco Animal Shelter in Land O Lakes tells us they are getting full and need people to adopt pets this weekend to avoid having to euthanize animals. Monica Pollens is a member of the Pasco County Animal Advisory Board

You can find out more by calling 813-929-1212.

"We really need people to come and adopt animals as of this weekend as we are overflowing and would have to start euthanizing if we don't start getting some animals a...

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Tampa Police want to question person in pet clinic arson that killed 3 cats listen

04/21/14 Seán Kinane and Samuel Johnson
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Tags: animals, pets, animal shelters, Tampa Police, fire, arson

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Tampa Police released the name and photographs of a man wanted for questioning about a fire this weekend at a low-cost animal clinic.

Tampa Police say Terrod Arrington is wanted for battery and is wanted for questioning about the arson of the animal clinic. They say he caused disturbances in the lobby several times last week, including pushing an ACT employee.

In addition to building damage, three cats died in the fire.

WMNF’s Samuel Johnson interviewed Frank Hamilton, the president...

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Hillsborough Commission supports trapping, neutering and releasing feral animals as alternative to euthanasia listen

05/01/13 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Wednesday Hillsborough Commissioners voted to support an alternative to euthanasia for feral cats in county shelters.

Sandra Murman was one of the six commissioners to support TNR, or trapping, neutering and releasing feral animals.

"So, I still have concerns. I still do not believe that this is a fix to the problem and I will be a no vote - probably the only no vote - but I will be leading the cause for the squirrels and the birds and the other indigenous animals who will lose their ...

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Activist wants Hillsborough to forbid pet owners from keeping their animals chained outside listen

08/19/10 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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5 January 2010 update: Hillsborough County wants you to weigh in online

Should Hillsborough County forbid pet owners from keeping their animals chained outside? One community activist, Barbara LaPresti, is gathering signatures to present the County Commission in support of an anti-tethering ordinance.

“The petition is calling for Hillsborough County Board of Commiss...

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Humane Society offers free shots tomorrow listen

09/25/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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The Humane Society of Tampa Bay is offering free shots to cats and dogs tomorrow in Riverview beginning at 1pm. Dogs must be on a leash, cats must be in a carrier. Sherry Silk is the executive director of the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.

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