Adoptions | Ordinances
All helpful links can be found on the Animal Services Quick Links. On this page you can find helpful links to do the following:
- Adopt A Pet
- Code of Ordinances, Pasco County
- Friends of Animal Services, Inc
- Cat Adoption Prices
- Dog Adoption Prices
- Support Your Troops – Board their pets
If you would like to know of available groups to support spay and neuter, rescue groups or additional services, please contact the shelter directly.
Pasco County Animal Services
Pasco County Animal Shelter
Want to volunteer with the shelter? Here’s how:
The Animal Services Division offers multiple opportunities for volunteers including Adoption Aide, Special Events Aide, Educational Outreach, Groundskeeping, Dog Walker, Cat Socializer, Photographer, and more! (Minimum age – 16 years old).
(this link will take you to Pasco County Animal Services Volunteer application)
Minimum age is 16 years old. Interview/Background Check/Orientation Class required.
Want to report animal abuse/cruelty?
Be their voice, here’s how:
Animal Services investigates cruelty to animals complaints dealing with dogs and cats.
Please call (813) 929-1212, (727) 834-3216 or (352) 521-5194 to report a situation you believe to be animal cruelty to a dog or cat.
If you suspect cruelty to livestock, contact the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office.
How to report a missing animal or lost pets:
- Try to find your dog on FidoFinder.com
- Try to find your cat on TabbyTracker.com
- Post the animal on FidoFinder.com or TabbyTracker.com
- Create and post a flyer with pictures
- Put an ad in the local newspaper
- Contact the police if you think the pet was stolen
- Contact veterinarians in your area
- Visit Animal Services every day to look for your petFound Pets:Post the animal on FidoFinder.com or TabbyTracker.com
- Advertise in the newspaper (may be free)
- Bring the animal to Animal Services (hours are posted on website www.pascocountyfl.net) after 12 noon.
- Keep the animal at your home for 90 days AND advertiseRemember that under the law, pets are personal property. You may NOT keep a pet that you found without taking steps for 90 days to find the owner. If the verifiable owner comes forward, you must return the animal. Keep receipts for expenses incurred while caring for the animal. The owner must reimburse you for these expenses before the pet is returned. The animal is not yours to give away or sell! If you cannot care for the animal while searching for the owner, bring the dog/cat to Animal Services.
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