Our pets are part of our family and we worry about what will happen to them if we are no longer able to care for them. As many as 500,000 pets are surrendered to shelters each year because their owners didn’t make plans for their care. Many people are now taking the opportunity to revisit their legal filings and safeguards for their pets.
Summer is starting to come to a close, but for Floridians, high temperatures will likely continue until October. While many of us enjoy the sunshine, our pets may feel differently. You probably know hot pavement and hot car safety, but here are some lesser known tips to help your pet safely soak up the last of Summer.
On Wednesday, July 15, 2020, SPCA Tampa Bay is celebrating the BIG 8-0! It’s our 80th birthday. SPCA Tampa Bay was originally founded on July 15, 1940, in St. Petersburg, Florida, as the Animal Welfare League (AWL). At that time Pinellas County’s cities were responsible for handling the stray and homeless dog population.