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Animal Services: Pet food donations needed

Animal Services: Pet food donations needed

Inverness, Florida -- Citrus County Animal Services is asking for the public's help in meeting the needs of financially-challenged citizens who own pets. The goal is to afford those residents the ability to feed their pets.

"Pet Adoption Day" at Aaron's Sales and Lease Saturday, March 16

"Pet Adoption Day" at Aaron's Sales and Lease Saturday, March 16

Citrus County, Florida-- Looking to adopt a pet? If so, you'll want to head to Inverness for Citrus County Animal Services' "Pet Adoption Day" this Saturday, March 16, 2013. 

The event will be at Aaron's Sales and Lease, located at 1850 Hwy. 44 W., Inverness, FL, and will feature some of the petscurrently available for adoption from the shelter. 

You will have the opportunity to "adopt-a-pet" right there on the spot! 

The event starts at 9 a.m. and runs until 1 p.m.

Giant Pet Food Donation to Citrus County Animal Services

Giant Pet Food Donation to Citrus County Animal Services

Citrus County, Florida-- Citrus County Animal Services recently received an incredible donation of over 550 pounds of pet food from Karl Blomquist of Tractor Supply Company in Dunnellon.

County officials thanked him in an email sent to the media: 

Great turnout at new Animal Services Mobile Adoption Unit

Great turnout at new Animal Services Mobile Adoption Unit

Citrus County, FL-- Dozens of people came out this weekend to see the new Animal Services Mobile Adoption Bus as it made its first stop at the new Walmart Store on the corner of 486 & 491in Lecanto. 

A total of 7 animals were adopted out from the bus: two cats, and five dogs. 

At the Animal Services shelter in Inverness, there were an additional seven animals adopted, for a total of 14 for the day.

Best Friend Fest, pet adoption, early next month

Best Friend Fest, pet adoption, early next month

Citrus County, FL-- Animal Services will be having their 2nd Annual "Best Friend Fest - A Pet Adoption Extravaganza", on Saturday, February 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

It's being held at the Citrus County Auditorium in Inverness.  

The event will include pet rescues, groomers, veterinarians and much more, plus, if you bring in pet food for the needy, you'll be entered in a drawing for a prize!

K-9 Karnival this weekend

K-9 Karnival this weekend

Inverness, Florida -- Come on out for a dog wagging good time! There will be dog obedience training, a doggie beauty contest, hot dog eating contest and food court this Saturday, Dec. 1.

The K-9 Karnival is taking place at Liberty Park in Inverness from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

If you would like to have your dog participate in the contests, there is a $2.00 registration fee.

Bark in the Park

Bark in the Park

Inverness, Florida -- Pet lovers can attend a fun event this Sunday, November 4.  

Citrus County Animal Services is inviting you and your pet to "Bark in the Park" at the Inverness Elks Lodge.  

The lodge is located at 3580 East Lemon Street in Hernando, that's next to the Lake Hernando Boat Ramp.  

There will also be a pancake breakfast from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., and lunch available from noon to 3 p.m. 

Looking for more information? Contact "Buck" Rich at 352-419-5625.