Date: December 30, 2004 "For Immediate Release"
To: News Media
From: Sheriff Grady Judd
Media Contact:

Carrie Rodgers, (863) 534-6217 OR (863) 981-2374 Pager

Sheriff's Office Offers Internet Viewing of Adoptable Pets

The Polk County Sheriff's Office, in an effort to continue to provide excellent customer service and help adopt out as many eligible animals as possible, has added a new feature to their website  The link, look at "Public Interest" on left side of screen, is titled "Animal Control Section".

Visitors to the virtual Animal Control Section will see the following menu:

Dangerous Dog Laws

Disaster Preparedness (For You And Your Pet)

Fee Schedule

Important Numbers

Microchip Your Pet


Rabies and You

Pet Harbor - Polk County Only

Pet Harbor

Animal Control Home

PCSO CyberSubstation

The "Pet Harbor" is a brand-new feature offering viewers a searchable database of adoptable pets, in and out of Polk County. Customers can select whether they are looking for a dog or a cat, an age range, a gender, and even a size. Photos of the animals are available at the click of a button, and are updated on a routine and timely basis.

Distribution: Chief of Staff, Division Commanders, Communications, News Media

A text only version of this release is also available.

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