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Max the Rooster & Other Chicken Facts

January 13, 2020

Say the word “chicken” in Key West and most likely you will get one of two very emotional reactions.  You might hear “I hate those stupid birds!”  from someone  dealing with pre-dawn  crowing or a hen and chicks excavating  a well-manicured garden. We get it! We understand that normal chicken behavior sometimes gets in the…

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Marathon’s Comedy Night a Success!

December 16, 2019

Huge thank you to everyone who came out to our Comedy Night, Laugh Your Tails Off, Nov. 16! Boy was it a blast! A special ‘thank you’ to our incredible comics who donated their talents to make the show possible Raab Russell, Chad Newman, Gwen Filosa, Andy Griffiths and CJ Kelley and our MC for…

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Pet Portraits Raise $2,720 for Bahamas

September 25, 2019

A huge thank you to Nick Doll Photography, Nick’s assistants, volunteers and everyone that came to our Key West location to have their pet’s picture taken! Because of your generosity we were able to raise $2,720 to directly benefit the Humane Society of Grand Bahama in an effort to help the animal welfare community after…

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2019 Clear the Shelters a Success!

August 26, 2019

What an amazing day for the animals we serve here at the FKSPCA! Nearly 50 animals were adopted from the FKSPCA’s Key West and Marathon locations during the 2019 Clear The Shelters event. We are beyond grateful to everyone that came out and opened their hearts and homes Aug. 17. We are also grateful to…

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A Teachable Moment

August 14, 2019

Huge “Thank You” to the Westerband family for their recent donation to our Marathon Campus! They cashed in a change jar and that money provided our dogs with canned food, delicious treats and yummy bones! The cats received litter and wet food donations too!

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NEW at Marathon Campus!

June 10, 2019

Saturday, June 8, volunteer officers from Monroe County Sheriff’s Office worked through the morning and well into the afternoon on renovations and updates at the Florida Keys SPCA Marathon Campus. The main focus of the work day was the spay and neuter trailer, new to the Marathon Campus. The trailer, which will be providing low…

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The Best Heartworm Treatment is Prevention!

May 10, 2019

Recently we received two heartworm-positive dogs at our Marathon Campus. What is heartworms and how can you prevent it? Heartworm disease is a serious disease that results in severe lung disease, heart failure, other organ damage, and death in pets, mainly dogs, cats, and ferrets. It is caused by a parasitic worm called Dirofilaria immitis.…

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Are You Hurricane-Ready?

April 10, 2018

Hurricane season is right around the corner, starting June 1 through Nov. 30. Are you and your pet ready in the event of a hurricane? There are a few steps you can take now to prevent the chaos that will come if a hurricane  comes our way: 1) Have current tags, shots and correct information…

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