New hours for pinellas county animal services
Pinellas County Animal Services is offering new hours. Effective Saturday, Animal Services will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for pet adoptions, reclaiming of lost pets, microchipping, rabies vaccinations and licensing.
Animal Services, located at 12450 Ulmerton Road, is also open weekdays on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and closed Sundays, Thursday and holidays.
This month, adoption costs for cats and dogs are reduced to $20. There are $1 rabies vaccinations with the purchase of a license for dogs and cats. Visit www.pinellascounty.org/animalservices or call (727) 582-2600.
'Day of Service' projects sought
The city's Neighborhood Partnership is spearheading the day of service. For a list of projects, visit www.stpete.org/neighborhoods, click on the CareFest logo, click on "Adopt This Project" and complete the requested information. To volunteer, contact Teketa Marshall, Midtown, (727) 892-5088, or Philip Harris, Neighborhood Partnership, (727) 893-4110.
Due to a tremendous turnout last year, St. Petersburg received the "2008 City of Compassion Award," the Care Cup trophy presented to the city organizing the most volunteers. Last September, 1,037 volunteers representing the religious, business, collegiate communities, and service agencies participated in the St. Petersburg CareFest 2008, completing more than 220 projects.