This just in from Marti Ryan, spokeswoman for county animal services:
Rex is standing by, ready to be your personal confidante and companion. This handsome and friendly year-old Chesapeake Retriever mix was stray and rescued by Temple Terrace police officers, and he'll be offered at a special low price during October's Adopt-a-Dog Month.
All dogs 30 pounds or more are just $30, including spay/neuter surgery, micro-chipping, vaccination, and county license tag. Rex is animal ID#1485926.
For more information, contact Hillsborough County Animal Services, 440 N. Falkenburg Road, at www.hillsboroughcounty.org/animalservices.