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Animal Services News

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Pinellas County Animal Services News

Pinellas County Animal Services is finishing up January and prepared to have a strong and positive year.  The department implemented some organizational changes for 2021 with the goals of providing more educational outreach to the citizens and organizations in the county; increasing licensing and microchipping; and implementing programs for improving animal live release rates.  With the help of our Veterinary Licensing Partners, Pinellas County achieved a significant milestone in January.  There are now 200,095 active licensed pets in Pinellas County which is estimated to be approximately 44.5% of the owned pets in the county.  Thank you to all our Veterinary Partners in helping with this achievement.  Please stay healthy and safe.

Doug Brightwell, MBA, CAWA
Bureau Director
Pinellas County Animal Services
12450 Ulmerton Road, Largo, FL 33774
Phone 727-582-2607
dbrightwell@pinellascounty.org