December 17, 2017

Rock Out 4 Rescue

Rock Out 4 Rescue | Bradenton Dog

Friends of Manatee County Animal Services To Host “Rock Out 4 Rescue” Event at MCAS on April 15 Palmetto, March 28 – Manatee County Animal Services (MCAS) and Friends of Manatee County Animal Services (FoMCAS) are partnering for a rockin’ good cause: the homeless animals of Manatee County! FoMCAS will host “Rock Out 4 Rescue” […]

Love me Tender Valentine Event at MCAS

Love me Tender Valentine Event at MCAS

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Manatee County Animal Services (MCAS) is hosting “Love Me Tender: Half-Off Adoption Fee Weekend” on February 17-18. With hundreds of adoptable dogs and cats to choose from, it’s an ideal time find the love of your life… All cat and dog adoptions include spay/neuter, microchip and rabies certificate. Manatee […]

Manatee County waives adoption fees today through Saturday

Rock Out 4 Rescue | Bradenton Dog

Palmetto, October 25 – Due to a recent confiscation case which has resulted in the shelter reaching critical capacity, Manatee County Animal Services (MCAS) is waiving all adoption fees starting today through Saturday, October 29. “Adopt-O-Ween: Howls and Meows” is still scheduled for October 28-29. WHAT: All dogs and cat adoption fees will be waived […]

Fun Run for Boats Benefits Humane Society of Manatee

Fun Run for Boats Benefits Humane Society of Manatee

The 4th Annual Boat and Personal Watercraft FUN RUN has chosen The Humane Society of Manatee as this year’s beneficiary. The June 25th event is hosted by The Bearded Clam and hopes to raise thousands for the local nonprofit. Bearded Clam’s Wesley Rose said “The Fun Run is a great way to meet other boaters, […]

Adoptable Dog – Onyx!

Adoptable Dog - Onyx!

Onyx is available at Manatee County Animal Services. I’m shy but very friendly once I get to know you. Won’t you come and visit with me at the Shelter? I’m ready for my family and to go on with my life. I’ve been waiting for you. For more information about Onyx, please contact Manatee County […]

Breed Profile: Yorkshire Terrier

Breed Profile: Yorkshire Terrier

by Lauren R. Tharp Known as “Yorkies” to those who love them, the Yorkshire Terrier originated in Yorkshire, England (how appropriate, no?) where they were originally used to catch rats in clothing mills. Perky, fun, and utterly adorable, this toy breed was first recognized by the AKC in 1885 and currently reigns as the third […]

CALLING ALL MCAS VOLUNTEERS —- Help is needed for My Furry Valentine

CALLING ALL MCAS VOLUNTEERS —- Help is needed for My Furry Valentine

MCAS will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Adoption event, “My Furry Valentine,” at the Palmetto Shelter and Downtown Meowtown on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12-13th. All adoptions will be $10 plus county tag fee if applicable. Volunteers are needed to help clean kennels and walk dogs starting at 8 am. Volunteers are also needed to […]

CrockPot Cooking for your Pup

CrockPot Cooking for your Pup

From The Dog Dish Diet by Dr. Greg Martinez Canine Crock Pot Recipe: Dr. Greg’s Basic Select Starter Recipe. This is a good recipe to use when you want your dog to lose weight and also a good one to use when you first start out. Put half of a whole young fryer (about 2-3 […]

Adoptable and Adorable: BuzzBee

Adoptable and Adorable:  BuzzBee

How about this for a face to fall in love with? Buzzbee is a very young puppy listed as a Hound-mix. His weight is approximately twenty three pounds. He is a sweet boy that enjoys chasing and grabbing the toys that are thrown, so it shouldn’t take much to learn to retrieve. He likes to […]

Manatee County Dogs Need Your Help!

Can you help on a Saturday? Snowbirds are headed North, and we are left with a shortage of dog walkers, event goer’s, and Meowtown folks. VOlUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO HIT THE STREETS! The best part is we can bring our animals with us and promote adoptions as well as recruit newbies. Commissioner Whitmore is kindly […]