Pet Information Library

 Hillsborough County is a great place to live and play not only for humans, but for pets too. Make the most out of one of the top pet-friendliest counties in the country.

pets fire safety

How Being Proactive Can Save Your Pet's Life

July 10, 2019
More than 1,000 fires are started by pets each year, and an estimated 500,000 pets are affected...
Pet Adoptoin

Save a Life, Adopt a Pet

June 5, 2019
Looking for someone who will love you unconditionally? Always there to celebrate the good times in...
Storm Season
Pets and family

Be Your Pet’s Best Friend: Have a Disaster Plan

January 16, 2018
Taking precautions for your pets in the event of a disaster doesn't have to be difficult. It can be...
Lost dog

A Pet Owner's Worst Fear: A Lost Pet

February 16, 2023
Escaping through a broken fence. Darting out of an open door. Running off during a thunderstorm....
Two dogs

Are You Breaking the Rules?

August 10, 2022
Do you know that all dogs and cats in Hillsborough County are supposed to be vaccinated against...
Things To Know

The Dog Days of Summer can be Dangerous

July 28, 2022
Now that summer is here to stay, make sure you keep your pets in mind. From overheating because of...
National Dog Day

Hillsborough Has Gone to The Dogs

August 24, 2018
Grab the collars and leashes and head out to explore your town with your best friend. Here are 5...
Things To Know
Huskys at dog park

County Dog Parks Get Pets and People off their Leash

March 7, 2017
Dog parks are catching on nationwide. Hillsborough County is among those leading the pack. Dogs...
Pet Love

5 Ways to Keep your Pet Healthy in Hillsborough County

February 19, 2019
They give you unconditional love no matter what and you never want to let your pet down. But did...

Patience is a Virtue, and Key to Having a New Pet

February 13, 2019
A new pet is an exciting addition to your life, but it can be extremely overwhelming too. There are...
Dog-Friendly Yards

How to Make Your Yard Dog-Friendly

April 9, 2019
You can love your dog and your yard, too. Petscaping is a landscaping approach that takes into...
Dog Care

New Pet Guide

September 16, 2020
Got a new furry friend? Check out a few things that Hillsborough County's Pet Resource Center...
Storm Season
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Pet-Friendly Shelters: True or False

April 15, 2019
When a disaster hits - whether natural or manmade - you should already have a plan in place for...
Dog tags

One Year Tag No Longer Your Only Option

June 27, 2019
Admit it, even with the reminders, you've forgotten at least once to renew your pet's yearly...
Dog on a leash

Do's and Don'ts of Dog Tethering in Hillsborough County

May 31, 2019
Did you know that in Hillsborough County it is illegal to tether your dog outside and leave the pet...
PRC Facts

Show Me the Dog Facts

April 17, 2018
We think the faces at Hillsborough County's Pet Resource Center (PRC) are reason enough to adopt,...