Tampa, Florida — Written by Laura Byrne
It takes a special person to do what the people of Hillsborough County Animal Services do every day.
“You kind of have to take it one day at a time and try not to get overwhelmed with negativity. There’s so much success working with animals,” said Marti Ryan, with Hillsborough County Animal Services.
The reality is, not every animal can be saved, but that hasn’t stopped any of the employees and volunteers from trying to save each and every animal that comes through their doors.
“We have not reached our goal of zero euthanasia. This is where the animals come that nobody else wants. We’re saving animals that nobody else says they can save,” said Ryan.
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Hillborough County Animal Services answered a paralyzed veteran’s wish for housing for his dogs
As we get ready to celebrate the holidays and bring in the new year I would like to shed some light on some of our “pit bull” numbers. Our first ADOPT class started on April 11 of this year. In the 8 months the program has been up and running we have
NBC Action News Story Kansas City Star Newspaper Michael Honer, an employee of HCAS was instrumental in helping with this reunion. Below is a ‘thank you ‘ of sorts from Michael that I ‘borrowed’ from a Facebook page post. A lot of work went into this reunion as you will see in Mikes ‘thank you’. [...]
Again, and again…the reason the staff and volunteers do what we do…. Remember Hillsborough County Animal Services DOES NOT/CANNOT turn any animal away. Dogs Total Intake of Dogs 702
Transition animals are welcome and encouraged to stop by in their festive wear. Event has been advertised so will be good exposure. Canine Comfort Zone will be selling some dog items donated by Delta Gamma sorority at USF to make money for medical needs of our furry friends. We need people to help with meet-n-greets, [...]
HCAS has the bestest!!! Congratulations Michele! Hillsborough County Employees receive honors from the Florida Animal Control Association.