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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 Commissio...

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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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