Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

If you would like to adopt a pet, contact the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter at (850) 983-4680.   Woof! I’m Baxter Brown, a 2-year-old male beagle mix. Look at me sitting on the couch like a person! Aren’t I just a cutie? Come adopt me.               Oh please, […]

Event offers “New Leash on Love” for homeless pets

Event offers “New Leash on Love” for homeless pets

Local animal rescues are teaming up to offer family’s a chance to come out and meet their new furry family member Nov. 16 at A New Leash on Love at Bagdad Mill Site Park. The fall adoption event extravaganza is hosted by Santa Rosa County animal rescue group A HOPE, in partnership with 400 Paws, […]

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

If you would like to adopt a pet, contact the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter at (850) 983-4680.   Good day. My name is Magic, and I am a 4-month-old gentleman. The shelter staff have been lovely, but I would really like find a family to call my own. Purr-haps I am the cat for […]

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

If you would like to adopt a pet, contact the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter at (850) 983-4680.   Hi, I’m Honey Bear. I’m a “sweet as honey” female tan pit bull terrier mix. I’m about 3 years old. Won’t you please, pretty please rub my belly? I would just love that!       […]

More than 118 pets adopted

More than 118 pets adopted

Every other Saturday, the lawn of Pet Nation in Navarre is transformed into an animal rescue adoption center with dogs and cats looking for new homes. Those bi-weekly efforts have resulted in at least 118 animals finding their fur-ever families, said Pet Nation owner Holly Elassaad.   Read the full article in the Oct. 3 […]

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

If you would like to adopt a pet, contact the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter at (850) 983-4680.   Woof! I’m Chance, a neutered male about 3 years old. I believe everyone should be greeted with a smile. Adopt me and I promise to have a little sunshine waiting at your door each day!   […]

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

If you would like to adopt a pet, contact the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter at (850) 983-4680.   Meow, I’m Mogi, a 1-year-old spayed female. Purr-leasure to meet you! I weigh eight pounds and have a pretty medium length black and brown tiger stripe coat that is oh-so-pettable. Come give this soft kitty a […]

Three-legged kitten finds purr-fect match

Three-legged kitten finds purr-fect match

In a lot of ways, Tres is just like any other 3-month-old kitten. She loves to play. She’s curious about the world around her, and she does not mind getting a few pets from her foster mom. But Tres’ story of survival, and the scars that document it, set her apart.   Read the full […]

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

If you would like to adopt a pet, contact the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter at (850) 983-4680.   Hi! We’re a rambunctious trio of adoptable 14-week-old kittens known as Edgar, Allen and Poe. Unlike our gloomy namesake, we are bundles of fun, and we would paws-itively love to bring that joy into your home! […]

Pet Nation aims to curb rabbit abandonment

Pet Nation aims to curb rabbit abandonment

Amid an uptick in rabbit abandonment, Pet Nation in Navarre will no longer be offering rabbits for sale. The decision was made after store owner Holly Elassaad saw several abandoned pet bunnies show up on the Navarre Lost and Found Pets Facebook page.   Read the full article in the Aug. 15 issue of Navarre […]

The long journey to low-cost spay/neuter services

The long journey to low-cost spay/neuter services

Though dawn was still hours away, volunteers were already hard at work at A HOPE for Santa Rosa County’s Paw Pad in Milton July 30. Inside, roughly 50 pet carriers, all covered in white sheets, were stacked and ready.   Read the full article in the Aug. 8 issue of Navarre Press. Visit navarrepress.com/subscribe to […]

Divvying up the LOST: Improved animal services a top priority

Divvying up the LOST: Improved animal services a top priority

While Santa Rosa County commissioners pursue a one-cent sales tax for an Oct. 8 ballot referendum, determinations still must be made for spending of the county’s existing half-cent sales tax for fiscal year 2020. The local option sales tax (LOST) that took effect in 2017 has paid for millions of dollars in completed projects across […]

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

If you would like to adopt a pet, contact the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter at (850) 983-4680.   Howdy! I’m Manny, a 93-pound neutered male brown and black mix. I am about 6 years old, with many more years of love to give! Wouldn’t it be woof-ferful to bring home a new family member? […]

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

If you would like to adopt a pet, contact the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter at (850) 983-4680.   Purr, I’m Spacey, a lovely spayed female. I have pretty tabby stripes, and I would just love for you to pet them. I am 1 year old, and I have been hanging around the animal shelter […]

Kitten boom creates dire need for fosters

Kitten boom creates dire need for fosters

There is a kitten explosion, and while that may sound cute and cuddly, it is a huge problem for Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter. At one point the shelter had more than 73 kittens in its care, based on a count of animals on the county website.   Read the full article in the June […]

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

If you would like to adopt a pet, contact the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter at (850) 983-4680.   Hello, I’m Malibu. It is a purr-leasure to meet you! I am a female with brown and white medium hair. I am about 3 years old and weigh 7.4 pounds. The shelter has been caring for […]

Joey needs a foster home

Joey needs a foster home

Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter is seeking fosters for special-case animals that may need care outside the shelter. One such case is Joey, a male Chihuahua mix. Shelter staff have discovered that Joey is heartworm positive and will need a temporary foster home until he finishes his treatments. Joey weighs 13.4 pounds and is house […]

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

Adoptable pets at Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

If you would like to adopt a pet, contact the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter at (850) 983-4680.   Woof! My name is Buddy. I’m a 2-year-old brown brindle retriever mix. This boy is neutered and weighs 73 pounds. I have been hanging out at the shelter since April 10, but I really hope to […]

May the Fur be with You and your pets, too

May the Fur be with You and your pets, too

From a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Darth Vader, stormtroopers and even Princess Leia descended on the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter last Saturday for May the Fur be with You. They were joined by a crowd of volunteers and families looking for “furever friends.” Read the full article in the […]