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Pets Welcome at Two County Cold Weather Shelters

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Jan. 3, 2018) - Beginning tonight, January 3, pets will be welcome at two Hillsborough County cold weather shelter locations. Individuals with pets who need transportation to a cold weather shelter should call (813) 272-7272 between 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to arrange a ride.

The two Hillsborough County pet-friendly shelters are:


- Brandon Community Center, 510 E. Sadie St. in Brandon
Opens at 6 p.m. for individuals and families, and their pets
Phone: (813) 635-8179
Media interviews available at this location only

- Jackson Springs Recreation Center, 8620 Jackson Springs Road in Town 'N Country
Opens at 6 p.m. for individuals and families, and their pets
Phone: (813) 554-5004

A limited number of pet supplies will be available at the two pet-friendly shelters. All pets must be leashed, and pet owners are strongly encouraged to bring their own crates, food, blankets, and any medication for their pets.

For more information, including a full list of Hillsborough County cold weather shelters, visit HCFLGov.net/StaySafe.

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