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Nov 09, 2013, 15:55 ET SPCA Florida and Talk Fusion Partner to Establish Emergency Shelter, Help Alleviate Burden of Hillsborough County Animal Services Medical Quarantine

SPCA Florida, the state's leading animal welfare agency based in Lakeland, and Talk Fusion, a rapidly growing global Video Communication Company,...


Oct 30, 2013, 15:45 ET SPCA Florida Raises Over $300,000 at Putting on the Ritz Gala

Polk County Sheriff Deputy and Canine Partner Honored with DiOGi K-9 Hero of the Year Award, Sheriff Grady Judd Roasted and Awarded "America's...


Jun 18, 2013, 06:55 ET SPCA Florida Launches Statewide 2013 Spokescat Contest

SPCA Florida announced today the launch of the SPCA Florida 2013 Spokescat Contest, a free online competition to showcase our special relationship...


Jun 07, 2013, 06:02 ET Certified Pre-Owned Cat Special Kicks-off Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month at SPCA Florida

To celebrate National Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month SPCA Florida is offering a special deal on "certified pre-owned" cats. SPCA Florida's full service...


Jun 05, 2013, 06:02 ET SPCA Florida Expands Mobile Veterinary Clinic to Hillsborough and Osceola Counties

 SPCA Florida is now providing vaccinations, flea and heartworm prevention products...


May 17, 2013, 09:15 ET Polk County's 300,000 Homeless Cats Helped with Free Spaying / Neutering Campaign

 SPCA Florida announced today significant expansion of its Community Cat program to include free spaying, neutering, identification,...


Feb 25, 2013, 08:10 ET Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired Cat Cafes Launch Collaboration with SPCA Florida and Florida Southern College

SPCA Florida announced today a formal collaboration with Florida Southern College (FSC) to create the first Community Cat Cafe project, an effort...


Feb 22, 2013, 18:05 ET SPCA Florida's McClurg Animal Medical Center Selected for Hillsborough Community College Veterinary Technology Program Expansion

 In partnership with Hillsborough Community College (HCC), SPCA Florida announced today that its McClurg Animal Medical Center has been...


Dec 27, 2012, 08:53 ET SPCA Florida Announces New Hours and Expands Program Services

Cat Cafes, Weekend Spay / Neuter Clinics, and Open Paw Builds Humane Communities  Beginning January 2, 2013, SPCA Florida is expanding...


Dec 13, 2012, 06:22 ET SPCA Florida Celebrates Healthy Animals and Humane Communities with Holiday Specials

Free Rabies Vaccines to Animals in Income-qualified Families, Half-off Spay/Neuter Surgeries, and Reduced Adoption Prices  This holiday...


Nov 27, 2012, 06:52 ET Photo Opportunity: Recovered Hero Dog of Military Family Heads Home for the Holidays

WHAT: Hero Dog Departure to Military Family in Spain WHEN: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 11:30 a.m. WHERE: MCO, Continental Cargo Facility, 8841...


Nov 20, 2012, 09:14 ET SPCA Florida Promotes Homes for the Holidays with Reduced Adoption Fees

SPCA Florida is offering discounted adoption fees through the end of the year to make sure every dog and cat finds a home this holiday season. Cat...


Nov 08, 2012, 14:10 ET SPCA Florida Addresses Polk County's Rabies Crisis; 1,000 Free Vaccinations for Area Dogs and Cats

With seven confirmed cases of rabies in wildlife across Polk County this year, an increase over two previous years, SPCA Florida is responding by...


Nov 01, 2012, 06:52 ET SPCA Florida Announces New Leadership and New Vision

 SPCA Florida, leading the state in advancing animal health care and well-being, announced today that Sean Hawkins, former Director of...