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Shelter pet offerings throughout Tampa Bay
Rocky, Sally Mae, Marsali and Paisley are available for adoption at area shelters. [Times]
Rocky, Sally Mae, Marsali and Paisley are available for adoption at area shelters. [Times]
Published Dec. 14, 2019
Updated Dec. 26, 2019

Paisley — Hernando County

Paisley is an adorable brown and white female Terrier mix, approximately 7 years old. She was found hiding under bushes at a Brooksville residence and was underweight when arriving at Hernando County Animal Services. Staff has been working hard to reestablish her normal weight. She also had very swollen, tender foot pads, and was treated for that, as well. Paisley is enjoying her play time out in the spree area while she waits for a new, loving place to call home. Paisley’s identification number is D#10322268 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

Paisley [Hernando County Animal Services]

Marsali — Hillsborough County

Marsali is the tiniest reindeer of them all. She’s only 8 pounds, but packs a stocking full of heart and chutzpah. Once a frightened stray, Marsali has been a model citizen in her foster home and gels with kids, cats and any dog that doesn’t regularly step on her delicate white socks. Ring in the new year and a new decade of love and luck with this friendly Chihuahua. Marsali comes vaccinated, spayed and microchipped. To learn more about her, contact, or find them on Facebook at Second Chance Friends Inc.

Marsali [Second Chance Friends, Inc.]

Rocky — Pasco County

His name may be Rocky, but he definitely is not a fighter. Rocky survived the streets as a stray to end up at the Pasco County Animal Services’ shelter, where he has been learning to play. He loves to run, go for walks and is still learning to play ball. Rocky likes walking with other dogs, as long as there is some space between them. Rocky has learned basic commands and is ready for a forever home. Rocky and all the pets adopted are spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. The shelter is at 19640 Dogpatch Lane, Land O’ Lakes, and 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 Note: Pasco County Animal Services will waive adoption fees from noon to 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 21; all adopters will be required to purchase a license for their pets.

Rocky [Pasco County Animal Services]

Sally Mae — Pinellas County

Sally Mae is a senior cat who arrived at SPCA Tampa Bay after her owner passed away. Upon arrival, Sally had eye surgery and has had a rough time adjusting to the busy shelter life. She gets along with other cats and would enjoy a quiet home with a loving family. Sally Mae is available for adoption 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

Sally Mae [SPCA Tampa Bay]


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