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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Manatee County Animal Services Invites You to “Fall in Love” In October
October 04, 2018
Manatee County Animal Services Invites You to “Fall in Love” In OctoberRead More
Adopt-A-Palooza Dazzles and Clear the Shelters Coming Soon
August 10, 2018
MCAS and WFLA-TV / News Channel 8 (“WFLA”) is excited to announce the return of the popular pet adoption drive, Clear the Shelters. Launching in August and culminating with ‘Clear the Shelters’ Day on Saturday, August 18, MCAS will be waiving adoption fees for all dogs and cats for this one day only. Manatee County residents are required to license their new pet for an additional $15 tag fee. All pets will be spayed or neutered, vaccinated and micro-chipped.Read More
Adopt-A-Palooza Returns August 4th!
July 25, 2018
Manatee County Holds 4th Annual Large Scale Adoption Event/ Adopt-A-Palooza – Manatee County’s Largest One Day Adoption and Pet Expo/ Co-hosted by Friends of Manatee County Animal ServicesRead More

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