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Pet Owner Takes One Dog During Move, Purposefully Abandons The Other

Officials with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office are attempting to find a new home for a dog who was abandoned by his owner. According to a post to the Facebook page of the Sheriff’s Office, the dog was left with only a note explaining that his previous owner could only take one dog. Rather than bring the second animal to a shelter for adoption, he reportedly abandoned him in the former home before leaving town.


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Tampa Man Accused Of Cutting Up Dog For Food

A Tampa man has been charged with animal cruelty after police say he strangled a family dog, then cut up its body parts and stored it in the freezer for future meals.


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Dog Attacks Girl, 8, In Tampa

An 8-year-old is recovering in the hospital after Hillsborough County officials say she was attacked by dog.

CBS Tampa–05/13/2013

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Pet Monkey Terrorizes Neighborhood For Hours After Escaping From Cage

A pet monkey terrorized a Sanford neighborhood Sunday afternoon, biting at least two people.

CBS Tampa–09/10/2012

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Polk County Confirms 6th Positive Rabies Case

FORT MEADE, Fla. (AP) — Polk County has confirmed its sixth positive rabies case this year. A Fort Meade resident found his two dogs with a dead raccoon. The raccoon was tested for rabies, and […]


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