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Polk County Animal Control Animal shelter in Winter Haven, FL

Polk County Animal Control enforces the County Animal Control ordinance and the state Dangerous Dog statute, and provides low-cost dog and cat adoption services. Polk County Animal Control also investigates bite cases and animal attacks; picks up sick or injured dogs and cats; quarantines animals; and educates the public about rabies vaccination and prevention.

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Address
7115 de Castro Road
Winter Haven, FL 33880
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7115 de Castro Road

Winter Haven, FL 33880

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Adoptable pets at Polk County Animal Control

We'll also keep you updated on LIBBY's adoption status with email updates.
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LIBBY

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 11 mos
Winter Haven, FL
We'll also keep you updated on A1196017's adoption status with email updates.
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A1196017

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 2 mos
Winter Haven, FL
We'll also keep you updated on A1194899's adoption status with email updates.
Needs Home Fast
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A1194899

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 1 yr 7 mos
Winter Haven, FL
We'll also keep you updated on ROSCOE's adoption status with email updates.
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ROSCOE

Chihuahua

Male, 14 yrs 5 mos
Winter Haven, FL
We'll also keep you updated on BENJIE's adoption status with email updates.
Needs Home Fast
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BENJIE

Hound (Unknown Type)

Male, 3 yrs
Winter Haven, FL
We'll also keep you updated on A1196721's adoption status with email updates.
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A1196721

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 2 mos
Winter Haven, FL
We'll also keep you updated on A1192244's adoption status with email updates.
Needs Home Fast
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A1192244

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 9 mos
Winter Haven, FL
We'll also keep you updated on EMMETT's adoption status with email updates.
Needs Home Fast
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EMMETT

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 1 yr
Winter Haven, FL

Shelter FAQs

Polk County Animal Control serves all cities within Polk County, and all areas of unincorporated Polk County.

Additional adoption info

Our adoption fees are as follows: Cats, kittens, and puppies [five months of age and under] = $40.00; Dogs [six months of age and older] = $70.00; Senior citizen discount [adopting person is aged 55 or older] = $25.00 for any pet.

Adoption application

https://www.polksheriff.org/animal-services

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We'll also keep you updated on Dakota's adoption status with email updates.
Special Needs
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Dakota

Pit Bull Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)

Male, 2 yrs 2 mos
Orlando, FL
We'll also keep you updated on Coco's adoption status with email updates.
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Coco

Domestic Longhair

Male, Kitten
St. Cloud, FL
We'll also keep you updated on Lionel's adoption status with email updates.
Bonded Pair
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Lionel

Maine Coon

Male, 1 yr 2 mos
Winter Haven, FL
We'll also keep you updated on Lucas's adoption status with email updates.
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Lucas

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Adult
Tampa, FL
We'll also keep you updated on Rosie's adoption status with email updates.
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Rosie

Labrador Retriever

Female, Puppy
Tampa, FL
We'll also keep you updated on Tori's adoption status with email updates.
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Tori

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Kitten
Land O Lakes, FL

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