April 19, 2018

Breed Profile: Chihuahua

Chihuahua Profile by Lauren R. Tharp The Chihuahua: Little Dogs with Big Attitudes While Chihuahuas don’t actually have Mexican accents like they do in the movies and on television, they do originate from Mexico. Chihuahua, Mexico, to be specific (go figure?). Recognized by the AKC in 1904, Chihuahuas are estimated to be the oldest—and smallest!—breed […]

Manatee County moving toward No-Kill community

Manatee County moving toward No-Kill community

There is a growing groundswell in Manatee County to make our county no-kill.  At present, around 55% of animals turned in at or captured by Manatee County Animal Services are euthanized, in large part because there is nowhere for them to go. On Saturday April 30, five residents of Manatee County, including three members of […]