July 4 pet safety poster

It is recommended that pet owners take the following steps to keep their pets safe this Independence Day holiday: Be sure that your pet’s license and shots are up to date. Be sure that your pet is wearing its tag. Click here if you need to get one. Update any microchip information online. Do not […]

Time to prepare hurricane season poster

June 1 was the beginning of hurricane season which lasts all the way through November. Given the weather disturbances we have already had in May, this year is setting up to a busy season. It is so important for pet owners to prepare in advance for their pets in the event of a disaster, even […]

Shelter closed 3/23/20 for deep cleaning

On Monday, March 23, the Osceola County Animal Services facility in St Cloud will be closed for a deep cleaning. As we will be using high pressure equipment and cleaners to sanitize all areas of the building, we deem it safer to have no guests on site that day. There will be no adoptions conducted […]

Free heartworm test and medication

Free dog heartworm clinic May 15, 2019 Franklin’s Friends is sponsoring a free dog heartworm clinic at the Animal Services shelter in St Cloud on May 15, 2019 from 11:00 am through 1:00 pm, sponsored by Franklin’s Friends. Attendees will receive three months of free heartworm protection for all dogs that are deemed free of […]

Florida Health Osceola logo

Health officials issue two rabies alerts for Osceola County By Nathaly Matos The Florida Department of Health in Osceola County issues two rabies alerts: A rabies alert for the Kenansville, Florida area. This is in response to a stray cat that tested positive for rabies on December 27, 2018. The rabies alert is for 60 […]