Adopt-A-Pet 10/18/17

Tara is a three-year-old, female domestic short hair cat. This lovable gal charms with her beautiful eyes. Tara's quite playful and loves chasing after toys. If you're looking for a cat to keep you entertained, look no further than this spunky kitty. Tara also does well with other cats and children.

King is a seven-year-old, male rat terrier mix. This cute and spunky guy looks forward to his daily walks. He does well with other small dogs and enjoys treats. King would make a great companion for an active adult or a family with older children.

Sienna is a three-month-old, female domestic short hair cat who is quite the ham. Sienna's playful, frisky and just a joy to sit and watch. She has no problem keeping herself busy and plays with just about anything she can get her paws on. She also does well with other cats and children.

October is national adopt a shelter dog month. To celebrate, Marion County's announcing half-price dog adoptions all month long. This includes their spay/neuter surgeries, county licenses, current vaccinations, and microchips.

Call Marion County Animal Services at 352-671-8700 for more information or visit the shelter Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. or Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. See all the dogs and cats (and other animals!) available for adoption online at