Snowbirds leave void at Manatee County Animal Services

The annual migration of snowbirds to their cooler “nests” has begun. Nowhere in the county will they be more sorely missed than at the two animal shelters, where an average of 90 dogs rely on these dedicated volunteers for their daily exercise.

Dogs like Alan, Bebe, Dennis and Mason, who have been in kennels since December, relish their routine with the volunteer walkers.

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