County Services

Animal shelter animals desperately need foster homes now

Citrus County Animal Services is in desperate need of foster homes especially for those that are most vulnerable and fragile which include neonates (bottle babies), especially kittens, moms with litters, and underage (not old enough for adoption) puppies and kittens. We also have foster opportunities for those animals that have medical needs or who just […]

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Derelict vessel removed from Homosassa River

Derelict vessel removed from Homosassa River

Thanks to the efforts of Citrus County Aquatics Director Mark Edwards, and staff, an identified derelict vessel was removed on Feb. 14 from the Homosassa River. In December 2018, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) notified Citrus County of the potential derelict vessel and later the same month, the Board of County Commissioners […]

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Citrus County Partners with PetData to Make Animal Licensing Easy

Citrus County has made it easier and more convenient to license your pet with three different options available for residents purchasing or renewing a pet license – online, by mail or in person. Options available for Citrus County residents purchasing or renewing a pet license are: ONLINE: You can license online by going to www.PetData.com […]

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Earn a high school diploma through your library

Individuals 19 years of age or older seeking to earn a high school diploma are encouraged to take advantage of Career Online High School, a program offered through the Citrus County Library System. Scholarships are being awarded to qualified residents looking to earn an accredited private high school diploma and advance their careers. To apply, […]

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Animal shelter hits 100 percent dog release rate

Animal shelter hits 100 percent dog release rate

The April 2018 Statistics are in for the Citrus County Animal Shelter, and they show a landmark 100 percent live release rate for dogs. This is the first time (on record) in the history of the shelter that this has been achieved. On average, the shelter maintains a high live release rate for dogs (more […]

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