June 7, 2023


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SPCA Tampa Bay waiving adoption fees on pocket pets and farm animals

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LARGO, Fla. — SPCA Tampa Bay is waiving its adoption service fees on livestock and pocket pets starting up on Friday, July 8.

The shelter is web hosting an adoption party identified as Livestock-Pock Pet Palooza.

“We simply call it livestock so believe of Woodstock since we have some groovy animals ready to be adopted at no adoption rate and that applies to our pocket pets or critters so that could be ducks, could be pigeons, could be rabbits, could be guinea pigs. We also have ducks and frequent pigs,” explained Erick Keaton, Chief Internet marketing Officer at SPCA Tampa Bay.

People who stop by the shelter may also meet three pigs named Henry, Frank and Spaz. They are available for adoption.

“You really will need to have an space exactly where your upcoming doorway neighbor is familiar with you might be heading to have that farm animal so you should test with your county and metropolis ordinances and your homeowner’s affiliation to make positive you are able to home that animal,” explained Keaton.

Keaton explained the shelter typically sees an maximize in animals throughout the summertime.

“We see one get adopted and commonly a pair or a few come in by using a transfer, a stray from Pinellas County Animal Companies or a surrender,” stated Keaton.

Keaton stated it price about $25 a working day to care for every single animal. The shelter is caring for about 150 animals.

The adoption celebration operates till Sunday, July 17. The shelter is shut on Mondays and Tuesdays.

To see which animals are out there for adoption visit the SPCA Tampa Bay website.