Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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Hernando Pet of the Week for May 12

Humane Society of the Nature Coast

Six-year-old Frederique is known as Fergie. She's a beloved character in the shelter's free-roaming cat rooms, is always up for an adventure and loves meeting new people. Frederique is spayed, vaccinated and micropchipped. Inquiries about adopting Frederique or other cats and dogs can be made at the Humane Society of the Nature Coast shelter at Wiscon and Mobley roads, Brooksville. Visiting hours at the shelter are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. The shelter is run strictly on donations; no government subsidies are provided. Adoption fees are $100 for dogs, $40 for adults cats and $65 for kittens, and cover the costs for all vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchipping. For information, call (352) 796-2711. Visit the website at humanerescue.org.

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American Kennel Club adds 2 breeds to roster

American Kennel Club adds 2 breeds to roster

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Hernando Pet of the Week for Jan. 12

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Hernando Pet of the Week for Jan. 5

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Find A Friend: Rachel, the Cat

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Hernando Pet of the Week for Dec. 22

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Updated one month ago
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