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 Offering Free Pet Food at Cat Town
March 31, 2020
Manatee County Animal Services will give out free pet food, kitty litter and pet treats starting today, March 31 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m at Manatee County Cat Town, 216 6th Ave E, Bradenton. The freebies, donated by Florida State Animal Response Coalition, and the Greater Good, will be given out all this week (from 10-2 each weekday) while supplies last. Read More
MCAS is closed to the public. Here's what you need to know and how you can help.
March 18, 2020
Manatee County Animal Services closed to the public on March 17 at 5:00 p.m. In an effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), MCAS will be altering its operations with regards to intake at the center, in the community, and adoption of animals to patrons. Read More
St. Patrick's Day Pet Adoptions
March 12, 2020
Spring brings savings and fun for pet lovers at MCAS! Feeling the luck of the Irish? With hundreds of loving, adoptable pets waiting to go to forever homes, Manatee County Animal Services (MCAS) invites you to find your perfect pet during this one-day, reduced-fee adoption event.Read More

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