Hurricane Season and Pets

As hurricane season begins in Florida June 1, it’s important to remember companion animals in your preparations.  The SPCA recommends having leashes, harnesses, and carriers on hand in case evacuation becomes necessary.  Other important items to keep in your emergency departure kit include your animals’ … read more.

ICARE Justice Ministry Report: May 2024

Despite sheriff, ICARE’s social justice assembly draws a faithful crowd

Following a weeklong back-and-forth in the press, Sheriff T.K. Waters did not meet with faith leaders at ICARE’s annual Nehemiah Assembly. But three other Jacksonville officials and the city’s public defender did. 47 members from … read more.

Animal Chaplain May 2024

Do you ever get the feeling that Florida lags behind other states in a lot of important categories?  Here’s one rating we can definitely celebrate.  In terms of strong legal protections for animals, the Animal Legal Defense Fund ranks Florida seventh in the nation.

ALDF notes … read more.