Tampa Bay German Shepherd Rescue - Petfinder

A 501(c)3 non profit dog and cat rescue organization in St. Petersburg and Tampa, FL.
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Here's an excerpt from a recent letter that Ottawa resident Nancy McKnight wrote to the Tampa founder of Soaring Paws, a charity that solicits money to fly shelter pets to new homes. It was directed at Albert Lonzo Adams III and posted on the Facebook page of Soaring Paws Exposed.
Maxx & Me Pet Rescue has dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens for adoption. Adopt a pet in Tampa, FL.
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Kathy has been volunteering with St. Francis Society since 2004. She became St. Francis Society’s Cat Care Coordinator in 2004 and was elected as Vice President in 2010. Kathy moved to Tampa in the fall of 1988 from Omaha, Nebraska with her daughter and family dog in tow. She has been rescuing animals as long as she can remember, and it seems she has an invisible welcome sign on her door. Kathy began her work with St. Francis Society in 2004, when she saw a dog running along the fence of the airport on busy Hillsborough Avenue. She was on her way to meet with a client and called her boss to say she would be late and please make her apologies. Fortunately, her boss was an animal lover too. Her veterinarian suggested she try St. Francis Society for help in placing the dog. She joined the organization soon thereafter, working the adoption center and kenneling. Because of her dedication and commitment, she quickly moved into the Cat Care Coordinator position. She has built a cat team of which she is tremendously proud, and other rescue groups and shelters aspire to duplicate. Kathy is trained in disaster rescue and relief with the Emergency Animal Rescue Service (EARS) and has completed several Red Cross animal first aid courses. She is on the board of Tampapets – No More Homeless Pets Hillsborough County, a coalition of rescue groups and individuals working together to end euthanasia as a primary means of pet population control. She also works at the Animal Coalition of Tampa, a low-cost spay and neuter clinic dedicated to providing non-lethal solutions to animal overpopulation in our community. Her employment is a symbiotic relationship for Kathy, as it fits with the mission of St. Francis Animal Rescue and her desire to see every animal in a safe environment, healthy and loved. Kathy shares her home with a band of rescue misfits that no one else wanted. One is blind, two are neurotic, and others are just special in their own ways. For whatever reason, they all require tenderness and lots of patience and love. Rebels Rescue has dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens for adoption. Adopt a pet in Tampa, FL.
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You can adopt dogs and cats at The Pet Resource Center, in Tampa. The center is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closed on Mondays.Kristina has been involved with St Francis Society Animal Rescue for several years. She started as a volunteer in the Citrus Park PetSmart Adoption Center. She now serves as the volunteer coordinator as well as still actively working in the Adoption Center. She joined the board in 2011. Born and raised in Tampa, she graduated from the Academy of the Holy Names and the University of South Florida. A lifelong animal lover, Kristina has two rescue dogs and three rescue cats of her own.
St. Francis has been invited to be the guest rescue beneficiary for Cosplay Night at the Castle in Ybor. We will be raffling off Disney tickets and if a patron brings us a pet product, then they get $2 off the night's cover. The fun starts at 10:30pm with winners of the raffle and the cosplay contest being announced at 1:30am. Come out and enjoy the evening at one of the best clubs in Tampa - the Castle. The decor is... well, a castle!!! Participating rescue groups last year included Boxer Rescue Angels of Florida, Dalmatian Rescue of Tampa Bay, English Springer Rescue, Florida Boxer Rescue, Heidi’s Legacy Dog Rescue, Limbo Chihuahuas, Pawlicious Poochie Pet Rescue, Pit Bull Happenings, Save our Strays and Second Chance for Strays. Due in part to the current real estate market and foreclosure crisis, Tampa Bay GSD Rescue has been filled beyond capacity. However, we would be happy to help you re-home an animal in need by offering a courtesy post on Petfinder. (Your dog must MEET OUR REQUIREMENTS - be spayed or neutered and have a sound temperament). Follow us and stay up to date with rescue animals in Tampa who need a loving home! We'll post a new article each month with more adoptable pets in Tampa Bay, courtesy of .