December 17, 2017

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 […]

Check Your Dog’s ID Today!

Check Your Dog's ID Today!

Halloween! A great time for kids and adults but it is the most dangerous day of the year for dogs. Strange noises, goblins and creatures in costume can cause even the most easy-going pets to feel threatened and run from their homes. Taking five minutes to make sure that you dog or cat’s identification can […]

Hoot N’ Holler Adoption Special

Hoot N' Holler Adoption Special

HOOT and HOLLER ADOPTION SPECIAL! Manatee County Animal Services has numerous dogs and cats that need a new home. For the rest of the month of October, ALL available dogs and cats are just $15.00!   “Our shelter is full. Treat yourself to a wonderful pet that would love a new home.” said  Animal Services […]

Cholo the Chihuahua

Cholo the Chihuahua

Did you know that there are between 6-8 million cats and dogs that enter animal shelters all across the United States? Here’s a pint-sized adoptable just waiting to skip out of shelter confinement and into a loving forever home. Your adoptable dog of the week, Bradenton, is Cholo! Cholo here is petite little short-coated Chihuahua […]

No-Kill Manatee Surges forward!

No-Kill Manatee Surges forward!

What a difference a day makes.  Twenty eight pets are now in their forever homes thanks to Manatee County’s Animal Services first Adoptathon. Animal Network provided drinks, shirts and education information to the public.  Humane Society of Manatee provided volunteers and necessary tables and chairs.  A big thanks to the Zirkelback Grill Truck Team for […]

Save a Life Day: Saturday, July 28

Save a Life Day:  Saturday, July 28

Manatee County Animal Services invites everyone to the Support No Kill Manatee Challenge on “Save-A-Life Day,” July 28, 2012 at the Palmetto Animal Services location from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Dogs and Cats will be available for only $35 and some will even be FREE to a good home. The specials will be available […]

Shelter Pet Photo Contest!

Shelter Pet Photo Contest!

In 2011, Manatee Board of County Commissioners unanimously adopted a “no kill” plan which sets a goal to have a 90 percent save rate for all adoptable dogs and cats that come to Manatee County Animal Services. To help promote this great cause, the 2013 Manatee County Calendar will be dedicated to photos of the […]

Greener Grass for Shelter Dogs in Manatee County

Greener Grass for Shelter Dogs in Manatee County

The dogs at Manatee County Animal Services will have greener grass to play and run on thanks to some very generous local businesses and the Picture Them Adopted group. Picture Them Adopted is a program of photographers and volunteers who take professional pictures of the dogs and cats at Manatee County Animal Services to try […]

April 25th: Pet Parents Day!

April 25th:  Pet Parents Day!

For all the poop they’ve scooped and the treats they’ve given, Pet Parent’s Day on Sunday, April 25, celebrates those who lovingly consider their pets part of the family. Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation’s oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, commemorates the occasion by offering free customizable Pet Parent’s Day e-cards […]

No-Kill Manatee – November Update

No-Kill Manatee – November Update

By Jean Peelen Some great news!  State Senator Michael Bennett of Bradenton is introducing a bill to have the entire State of Florida become no-kill.  He is basing his effort and the legislation on Manatee County’s commitment to no-kill.  We can be so proud of ourselves.  We are the leaders in the State of Florida. […]