BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – For the second one time in three years the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Unit has been named the “Outstanding Agency of the Year” by way of the Florida Animal Control Association for his or her remarkable packages and continued dedication to staying a “No Kill” Community!

Also, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office “Paws and Stripes” Program became additionally named the winner of the “2019 Outstanding Cooperative Team Achievement” Award for their first-rate work to train rescue dogs to grow to be consolation puppies for children victims of crime.

The puppies are then provided to Law Enforcement Agencies across the nation and us of a wherein they may help heaps of victims of crime in their provider to their network.

The awards had been introduced final night time on the annual FACA Awards Banquet in Orlando, Florida where Animal Service Teams from throughout the state had amassed for the yearly conference.

My wife Susan and I have been commemorated to attend the event along with our favorite K-9 “Junny,” as we watched in admiration the different shows about the award finalists from across the nation and our very very own BCSO Team’s tremendous accomplishments.

The “Paws and Stripes” Program changed into identified due to their excellent vision to use inmates to train rescue dogs to be able to doubt no impact hundreds of child sufferer’s lives across us of a.

The success of this application has been studied through the University of Central Florida as it’s far now a nationwide model for helping defend the lives of children who’ve turned out to be victims of crime.

To have our whole Animal Services Team win the “Outstanding Agency of the Year” Award is an extraordinary honor, and to have gained it two out of the past three years is a beautiful testimony to the dedication and love our team has for homeless pets in our community.

As the Sheriff, I am extraordinarily happy with this group’s accomplishments, and as a citizen, I am in awe of what they do to save the lives of homeless pets in our community!!

There is no query though, that without the first-rate support of our rescue partners, our volunteers, our fosters, and our network we would now not be wherein we are today, so on behalf of all our homeless pets in Brevard County