Animal Services to host Santa pictures on Dec. 6 and 13
Pinellas County Animal Services is kicking off the holiday season by offering pet photos with Santa Claus and Captain Barky on Thursday, Dec. 6, and Thursday, Dec. 13, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 12450 Ulmerton Road in Largo.
Pet owners can bring their pets to the shelter to have their picture taken with Santa for a $10 donation to the Animal Welfare Trust Fund. Each donor will also receive a 2019 calendar featuring furry friends from the shelter.
Those who adopt on Dec. 6 and 13 will receive the pet portrait free of charge.
All adoptable dogs and cats receive a medical checkup, spaying/neutering, vaccinations, internal and external parasite control, heartworm tests, feline leukemia testing and microchipping, valued at $200.
Pinellas County Animal Services is located at 12450 Ulmerton Road in Largo. Regular hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., with the adoption center closing at 5:30 p.m. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and services include adoptions. Rabies vaccinations are administered on Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. The facility is closed on all Pinellas County holidays.
For information on how to adopt, donate or volunteer, join Pinellas County Animal Services on Facebook. To learn more about the shelter, visit www.pinellascounty.org/animalservices or call (727) 582-2600.