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On November 10th, Westchester Country Club in Boynton Beach will be hosting the 9th Annual Golf “Fore” Paws to benefit the Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue.

The rescue’s mission is to reduce the number of homeless dogs and cats from becoming victims to shelter euthanasia, while educating the public on the importance of adoption and spay and neuter in the community. Every animal rescued is spayed/neutered, vaccinated, micro-chipped, tested, provided medical care, and placed in a foster home.

To date, the Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue has saved more than 8,000 dogs and cats from being euthanized, has performed over 1,200 surgeries, plus over 6,000 spays and neuters.

The charity golf tournament takes place on November 10th from 10:30am until 7:30pm

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If you’re planning to bring your furry friend with you when cruising to the Bahamas, you’ll need a permit. You can request an application by the way of snail mail below, but most people choose the expedited process by calling 242-325-7502/9 or faxing 242-325-3960. A fee of $10 is required with your application, which can be downloaded HERE.

Your pet must be older than 6 months of age, have required vaccinations, and have a certificate of health from your veterinarian.

For more information about crossing to the Bahamas from Florida, GO HERE.


Director of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture

Levy Building, East Bay Street

P.O. BOX N-3704

Nassau, Bahamas

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Yes, you read that correctly- on November 25th, Furry Friends Adoption Clinic & Ranch invites you to hang 20 with your furry best friend at Carlin Park in Jupiter at the Surf Dog Classic and Holiday Beach Bash.

This is a free event open to the public, but donations and sponsorships are welcome! The event features a “Bark and Brunch”, a dog bikini contest, a blessing of the animals, a vendor village, and of course- the main event will be the dog surf competition 8:30 – 11:00am.

After the competition, “Paws and Pizza” will ensure, as well as a steel drum band, pet photos with surfin’ Santa, and a kids zone with face painting.

Proceeds benefit Furry Friends Adoption Clinic and Research, a no-kill non-profit animal shelter with a veterinarian

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The Crafted Keg is a popular brew pub in downtown Stuart that has cool vibes, live music, an upstairs lounge and outdoor seating with games like corn hole and checkers. It's a pretty fun spot to hang with friends and drink some cold crisp beer on tap, especially on the third Sunday of the month when it's "Sips for seniors." 

"Sips for seniors" is dubbed so because pints are half-priced with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Treasure Coast Humane Society's senior adoption program. The senior adoption program allows seniors (60+) to adopt senior pets (7+) for free. Quite a few local businesses support the program helping older pets an people to have some companionship. If seniors want to adopt a pet younger than 7, they'll get $25 off dogs

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The Countdown 2 Zero (C2Z) pet adoption event at the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach is the county's largest event of its kind. More than 22 rescues will be there with over 1,000 homeless puppies, dogs, cats and kittens, rabbits and more. 

The 5th annual adoption gathering is happening on Saturday, September 8th from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. It's hosted by Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League and Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control and sponsored by the Lois Pope Life Foundation. Last year, 273 pets found a new home and organizers are hoping to help even more abandoned pets find a family this year.

"This is Palm Beach County’s largest one-day adoption event,” said Rich Anderson, Executive Director/CEO of Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, "On

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