Animal Services

The mission of Manatee County Animal Services is to maintain public safety and health through the enforcement of laws and ordinances related to animals, promote responsible pet ownership, promote adoptions and reduce pet overpopulation. View Manatee County's shelter statistics and animal save rates.



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MCAS Treats You To $10 Adoptions Through Oct 31
October 11, 2019
It’s “ALL TREATS, NO TRICKS” at Manatee County Animal Services (MCAS) from October 11 – 31. This isn’t a trick -- Adoption fees will be reduced to $10 for ALL dogs and cats! With hundreds of pets to choose from, treat your family to a new best friend…Read More
MCAS Clear the Shelters On Saturday, August 17
August 13, 2019
Manatee County Animal Services (MCAS) announced that it will join with News Channel 8 WFLA to host Clear the Shelters fifth annual nationwide pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 17. On this day, MCAS will offer waived pet adoption fees as part of the nationwide Clear the Shelters initiative that seeks to help families find and adopt homeless pets. Since 2015, Clear the Shelters has resulted in more than 256,688 pet adoptions nationwide. Read More
Join Us at the 5th Annual Adopt-A-Palooza on August 3rd!
July 29, 2019
The 5th Annual Adopt-A-Palooza will be held, Saturday, August 3rd at the Bradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Boulevard in Palmetto. Hours are 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission and parking are FREE.Read More

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