How do I get rid of my dog in Florida?
To schedule an appointment or inquire about surrendering your pet:
- Fill out the Surrender Inquiry Form.
- If you can’t use the form, contact the Admissions Coordinator at 863-577-4618, or e-mail email@example.com.
- The surrender department is open Tuesdays to Saturdays.
Is it illegal to bury a pet in your backyard in Florida?
It’s extremely important you follow Florida statute if you choose to bury your pet yourself or if you bring it to the landfill. – If completing the burial yourself (regardless of location), you must bury the body at least 2 feet deep in the ground (FS 823.041).
Can I bury my dog after euthanasia?
While arranging for the procedure, keep in mind that you have a right to take your deceased pet home for burial. You may also choose to leave your deceased pet with the veterinarian for burial or cremation.
Is there an animal shelter in Manatee County Florida?
Bishop Animal Shelter S.P.C.A. of Manatee County, FL Inc. is a privately funded nonprofit organization. It is a no-kill adoption facility that is dedicated to finding homes for cats, dogs, small animals, and birds.
What does the SPCA Florida do for animals?
SPCA Florida exists to eliminate animal suffering, and to engage the entire community in the welfare and well-being of animals. If you need immediate assistance, please call us at 863-646-7722 .
Does SPCA accept animals from other counties?
We can only accept animals from Polk County, Florida. We take admissions by appointment only, please visit this page for more information. Every year, SPCA Florida’s Foster Program provides temporary homes to hundreds of animals. We always need more foster homes. We are in great need of volunteers, particularly those able to help during weekdays.
Does the SPCA Florida euthanize animals?
SPCA Florida is a No-Kill Organization and will only euthanize animals for medical reasons. SPCA Florida exists to eliminate animal suffering, and to engage the entire community in the welfare and well-being of animals. If you need immediate assistance, please call us at 863-646-7722 . Thanks for submitting!