In the News 2018
December 14, 2018
Employee appreciation and the adoption of animals in need? Who wouldn’t get the holiday feels.
December 3, 2018
Regular veterinary visits and annual exams are an important part of your pet’s health, including maintaining a healthy weight, preventing disease and keeping teeth and gums healthy. But some pets have fear and anxiety about visiting the vet.
November 29, 2018
Can’t decide what to get Fido this year? How about your cousin with five cats? Here are some fresh ideas.
November 8, 2018
Like humans, a healthy lifestyle is a critical component of pet health and a key to longevity. Pets can experience age-related health issues, but with proper care, owners can maintain their pets’ quality of life.
October 13, 2018
Staff members from SPCA Tampa Bay are headed to the Florida Panhandle Saturday morning to rescue dozens of animals from areas impacted by Hurricane Michael.
October 4, 2018
SPCA Tampa Bay will host its 28th annual Pet Walk on Saturday, where walkers join to celebrate “the joy that pets bring to our lives.”
October 3, 2018
Scarehouse Pinellas, a 10,000-square-foot haunted house in Largo is giving a portion of proceeds to SPCA Tampa Bay throughout the month of October.
October 1, 2018
Over the years, one volunteer photographer has used his art to help find thousands of pets a home.
September 28, 2018
SPCA Tampa Bay helped Clearwater police reunite a stray pig with it’s owner.
September 27, 2018
The first shelter I partnered with was the SPCA Tampa Bay in May of 2017. The result was an ‘ah-ha’ moment for me,” Cathy Kangas recalls.
September 18, 2018
Scarehouse Pinellas, the newest and largest indoor Halloween Haunted House in Pinellas, with 10,000 square feet of fright, is coming to Tampa Bay this October in partnership with SPCA Tampa Bay
September 17, 2018
An eagle with a broken leg found in local retention pond.
September 12, 2018
CATalina Marketing is generously sponsoring all fees! Come find your fur-ever friend
September 3, 2018
August 18, 2018
Congratulations to all pets who found forever homes!
August 10, 2018
Dr. Mary Giron blogs about acupuncture for your pet.
July 17, 2018
SPCA Tampa Bay CEO Martha Boden is one of twenty-seven women honored as a 2018 Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Business Woman of the Year.
July 9, 2018
Page 24-25 of the July/August edition of St. Pete Life highlights the collaboration of the city and local animal welfare organizations such as SPCA Tampa Bay, who are striving to make St. Petersburg an even better city for pets.
June 21, 2018
The City is working closely with local animal welfare organizaitons like SPCA Tampa Bay to develop a program called St. Pete Paws. This initiative works with organizations that support pets and their owners to make St. Petersburg a city where pets are welcome, and owners are caring, nurturing guardians who are working together to provide safe and secure environments.
June 18, 2018
The company is making some big changes after issues with dogs on its planes. It’s all part of United’s PetSafe policy. SPCA Tampa Bay CEO, Martha Boden, gives some tips on preparing your pet for travel. View the television segment at https://youtu.be/OhdB3psJ0fY.
June 14, 2018
Shelters transfer adoptable animals to other shelters that are not as directly affected by the oncoming hurricane – this makes room for the pets of evacuees who may need a safe place to house their pet.
May 31, 2018
While this region was spared the worst impacts, it showed how damaging a major storm can be. As the 2018 hurricane season starts, it’s important to start putting your emergency plans in place now.
May 29, 2018
Through SPCA Tampa Bay’s Whiskers at Work program, adoptable pets will come visit local businesses and give employees the chance to cuddle some furry pals.
May 2, 2018
PRAI Beauty launched “Free the Shelters” last May at SPCA Tampa Bay, FL and it was the success of this event that convinced Cathy to expand the initiative nationally. We are celebrating 1 year later with a MEGA adoption event including SPCA Tampa Bay and nine other shelters.
May 2, 2018
The optimistic statistics in the 2018 Pinellas County Animal Welfare Report is the latest benchmark in an effort between Pinellas County Animal Services, The Humane Society of Pinellas, SPCA Tampa Bay, Pet Pal Animal Shelter and Friends of Strays to create a uniform picture of county trends.
April 13, 2018
Puerto Ricans forced to leave their pets behind in the wake of Hurricane Maria are about to be reunited with their furry loved ones right here at SPCA Tampa Bay.
March 6, 2018
Non-profit animal shelter, SPCA Tampa Bay, has started a new program called Whiskers at Work.
January 23, 2018
Having a pig as a pet isn’t that unusual. George Clooney had one in his younger days, Babe was a movie star and a recent episode of ABC’s American Housewife featured a swine showdown with a couple arguing over having one in the house. Now there’s a whole litter of pot belly pigs up for adoption at SPCA Tampa Bay’s shelter in Largo.
January 22, 2018
Will you provide a forever home for a pig?
January 22, 2018
There was a family seven adorable pigs who needed a forever home as of Monday, now there are three piglets left for adoption at SPCA Tampa Bay.
January 16, 2018
The ASPCA says hundreds of pets were lost in Florida due to Hurricane Irma, prompting a bipartisan effort to reunite families called House Bill 823.