Hearts for Homeless Pets at the Bradenton Farmers’ Market

Dogs from rescue organizations and shelters around Manatee County will be at the Farmers’ Market and available for adoption on February 11th.

A081561a.jpgHearts for Homeless Pets, a pet adoption event helping dogs find their forever home, is coming to the Bradenton Farmers’ Market just days before Valentine’s Day. Market-goers can meet the adoptable pooches on Saturday, February 11, 2017, from 9 a.m.–2 p.m., at the Bradenton Farmers’ Market in downtown Bradenton. Dogs from Manatee County Animal Services, Humane Society of Manatee County, Moonracer No Kill Animal Rescue, Safe Haven Animal Rescue of Florida, and Underdog Rescue of Florida will be available for adoption.

A080968.jpgCaryn Hodge, Furry Friends of Manatee County Animal Services board member, shared her enthusiasm, “Valentine's Day is the perfect time to show homeless pets some love. Manatee County Animal Services and the nonprofit fundraising arm of the shelter, Friends of Manatee County Animal Services, will be on-site with adoptable animals, pet education materials, and ways you can help find these wonderful animals find forever homes.”

In addition to the local rescue groups, representatives from Southeastern Guide Dogs will be available to explain how to become involved in training puppies to be service dogs.


The 2016–2017 sponsors of the Bradenton Farmers’ Market are theBradenton Herald, Downtown Development Authority, Florida Blue, Manatee Community Federal Credit Union, Spectrum, and Mosaic. Fun4SRQkids.com is a community partner.