The day after July 4 can be one of the busiest days of the year for animal control officers and animal shelters due to pets that have strayed from home as a result of being frightened by fireworks and noisy festivities. To keep your pets safe, make sure they stay indoors at home during holiday fireworks celebrations. If you lose your pet during the holidays, make sure you check for it at the animal shelter immediately.
Here are some other July 4 pet safety tips:
For other pet care tips, please visit the City’s website at Talgov.com/animals or call the Animal Service Center at
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Hunger nor homelessness isn't seasonal, which is why our year-round pet food program gets so much attention. Our volunteers devote valuable time providing food to the animal shelter. See first-hand the animals we help daily. Find out how you can contribute to the future of an animal in need through donations of money and time.
Pets Ad Litem, Inc. is an alliance of advocates and professionals providing a legal voice for animals. PAL's goals include enhancing public awareness of responsible pet ownership, offering legal assistance to state and local governments on animal law issues, providing legal representation for the interests of animals in legal proceedings, and protecting the rights and promoting the best interest of animals.
PAL and its members answered the cry for help from Cauzican Animal Rescue in seeking help for the dogs they had in foster care that needed vetting.
Work with members in our community and make a difference
For more than 5 years, PAL has devoted its energy to passionately advocating for the homeless, hungry and needy under-represented animals in our community. PAL's projects support the Tallahassee Animal Service Center and include assisting the City of Tallahassee with the development of the new animal ordinances. PAL has also developed a humane education - Responsible Pet Ownership (RPO) program to provide education in responsible pet ownership.
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