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Find Your Joy with Joey, VOCAL’S July #MarionCoMutt

Meet Joey!  As we celebrate Independence Day, we also celebrate Joey’s new life as a VOCAL foster. Like most of the animals that come into our care, Joey did not have the best start in life.  When we first met Joey, he had basically given up in the shelter.   Joey had been rescued by Marion County Animal Control when he was tethered without shelter or water.  His owner had no interest in paying the fees to have his dog returned, and Joey was set... Keep Reading
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Be the Difference, Be VOCAL

It’s summer. The heat is already to a miserable level here in Marion County. This is also the most difficult time of year in rescue. The cats are breeding like crazy, and everyone’s Christmas puppy has lost its tiny, cute appeal and is misbehaving due to lack of structure and training. So many pets are being treated simply as an inconvenience for people who want to go on vacation. I want this crisis to end. I want animals to be... Keep Reading
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VOCAL Partners with Middle School Student for Project & Fundraiser

Voices of Change Animal League (VOCAL) cannot exist without community support. We depend on involvement and backing from our community at all generational levels. One of our 12 steps to ending the homeless problem in Marion County is implementing humane education programs in the local schools. Our goal of ending the homeless pet problem cannot be achieved without community support and like minded beliefs. We are excited to announce we have recently partnered with a local middle school student and... Keep Reading
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VOCAL Holds First Annual Fundraiser

Those faces, lit with innocence and inquiry, speak in a silent, passionate voice, expressing a distant turmoil, a painful longing. In some disturbing duality, the eyes of these animals convey wonderful adoration and terrible longing. These are Marion County’s very own: Abandoned, neglected, abused, lost.  And their population grows – unabated. This tale woven together in tragedy can be averted. Voices of Change Animal League – a newly launched, comprehensive nonprofit organization that targets finding solutions to the area’s expanding... Keep Reading
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Join VOCAL for Its First Annual FurBall!

Do you love animals? Have you been searching for a way to help the homeless pets in your community? If you said yes to either of these questions, VOCAL cordially invites you to its first annual FurBall event, featuring the theme “A Night in Vegas.” The event, which will take place Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Country Club of Ocala, will begin at 7 p.m. but cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. Tickets for FurBall are $125 each and... Keep Reading
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