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Beau is 8, great and ready for adoption

Tampa Bay area shelter pets
Beau, Vivi, Peter and Meredith are available for adoption at Tampa Bay area shelters. [Times]
Published Nov. 19
Updated Nov. 22

Beau — Hillsborough County

Need a trusty navigator? Beau knows the way — to your house and your heart. November is national Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month, and Beau’s ready for his second act. After arriving as a stray to a local shelter, Beau had just five days to find a lifeline. Come meet this grownup and learn why 8 is great: he’s delightfully calm, silly and smart. He comes neutered, microchipped, healthy and housebroken. Beau is a purebred flashy-fawn and white male boxer of 48 pounds. He gets along great with his foster sis and is ready to wiggle his frisky docked tail for a fine, forever family. Beau knows you’re looking for the right stuff, and there are other wise-guys (seniors) waiting, too. Call Boxer Rescue Angels of Florida at 800-847-5196 or visit Find them on Facebook @BoxerRescueAngelsFlorida.

Beau [Boxer Rescue Angels of Florida]

Vivi — Hernando County

Vivi is an adorable brown merle and white female catahoula mix, approximately 1-1/2 years old and 43 pounds, with one blue eye and one brown eye. She was found running in a neighborhood with another dog and brought into shelter care. Vivi is a sweet girl who walks well on her leash. She loves to be outside in the spree areas with the volunteers, playing with her toys. She is an amazing young girl who is waiting patiently to find a wonderful place to call home. Vivi’s identification number is D#10321716 at Hernando County Animal Control. She is spayed, microchipped, vaccinated, heartworm-tested and will have a one-year county animal license. The shelter is at 19450 Oliver St., Brooksville. Visiting hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Adoption fees are $50 for adult dogs over 25 pounds, $70 for puppies and small dogs under 25 pounds, $25 for heartworm-positive and senior dogs, $20 for adult cats and $40 for kittens. Call (352) 796-5062. Visit the website at

Vivi [Hernando County Animal Services]

Meredith — Pasco County

Sweet little Meredith is very shy, but slowly coming out of her shell to explore. She loves to look out windows, recently took advantage of the nearest cat stand in one of the offices and has taken up a “people watching” habit. Meredith arrived at Pasco County Animal Services about a month ago as a stray and is estimated to be about 2 years old. She has attended playgroups, but gets a bit nervous with larger groups of pups. Meredith and all the pets adopted are spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. Pasco County Animal Services is at 19640 Dogpatch Lane, Land O’ Lakes. The shelter is open from noon to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, and from noon to 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For information, email to

Meredith [Pasco County Animal Services]

Peter — Pinellas County

Peter is a quiet and laid-back, 5-year-old cat. This large boy is very mellow and likes to perch by the window sill to bird watch. Peter gets along with other cats and loves people. He is patiently waiting for someone to give him a forever home at SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave N, Largo. The shelter is open from 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. All pets are spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. Call (727) 586-3591. Visit, or

Peter [SPCA Tampa Bay]


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