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PCSO News Release

Media Contact:
Wood, Donna

Public Information Officer 
News Date: 11/9/2012 

 Polk County Sheriff’s Office Offers “Pets for Vets” Throughout November 

The Polk County Sheriff’s office Animal Control Section will be hosting “Pets for Vets” adoptions throughout the month of November. 

The regular adoption fee has been reduced to $20.00 for Military Veterans, either past or current with proof of military service.  The adoption fee covers microchip identification, vaccinations and license tag, as well as sterilization. 

Veterans and their families can select their new pets at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control located at 7115 De Castro Road, Winter Haven, Monday through Saturday, 10:00 – 4:00 pm.  (The facility will be closed on November 12th, and November 22 - 25, in observance of the holidays.)

The men and women of the PCSO salute all Military personnel and extend our heartfelt appreciation for the sacrifices made during your service to America.


(Pictured with an available pet is PCSO Sergeant Dan Munzner.  Sergeant Munzner is dual sworn and is assigned to Court Process.  He is a Captain with the Florida Army National Guard.  He works out of HHD - Joint Force Headquarters, St Augustine, has eight years of active service, eight years in the Florida National Guard and served a tour of duty in Afghanistan.)