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Jacksonville's Animal Care and Protective Services (ACPS)

provides animal control to the citizens in Jacksonville by fair enforcement and community education.

ACPS also enhances the quality of life in our neighborhoods by offering quality pets for adoption at a reasonable cost. ACPS is dedicated to providing a high level of service to the citizens of Jacksonville and to saving lives of all adoptable animals in our community.

Intake Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday - Friday 8 A.M. - 12 P.M.
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Adoption Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Friday: 12P.M. - 7 P.M.
Saturday - Sunday: 10 A.M. - 6 P.M.

Physical Address

2020 Forest Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204
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Phone: (904) 630-CITY (2489)

Adopt Today /departments/neighborhoods/animal-care-protective-services/adopt-or-foster/adoptable-pets Come pick up your new family member
Lost Pets https://www.pawboost.com/ Let us find your pet
Online Services /departments/neighborhoods/animal-care-protective-services/resources Get your dog's tag and much more...
Volunteer /departments/neighborhoods/animal-care-protective-services/volunteer Give back to the community

News

City's Animal Shelter Receives Funding From PetSmart Charities To Help People And Pets Stay Together June 20, 2019

Animal Care and Protective Services (ACPS) wants to keep pets with their owners using a $50,000 grant from PetSmart Charities®, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America.


Jacksonville Hosts "Kitty Hall" Adoption Event June 19, 2019

The ACPS Kitty Hall adoption event was a great success today. 7 kittens found forever homes, including 2 going home with our own WJXT4 Nikki Kimbleton - If you missed the event today, the ACPS is open most nights until 7:00 PM.


JFRD Helps Homeless Pets With #JaxRescuersforRescues April 26, 2019

Jacksonville's firefighters are helping Animal Care and Protective Services (ACPS) find loving forever families for homeless pets. Visit JFRD's Twitter page to learn about the #JaxRescuersforRescues campaign, and the adorable animals available for adoption: twitter.com/JFRDJAX.


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Events

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Military Appreciation Day Back-to-School Bash July 27, 2019


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Mega Pet Adoption July 12, 2019

Over 1,000 homeless pets find their way to the Jax Fairgrounds at each event, most finding homes. Approximately 8,000 people attend each event with a mission to find their perfect pet.


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Become A Volunteer! June 9, 2019

Need snuggles? Become an ACPS volunteer to get all the hugs and kisses you will ever need. 


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Helping the Community One Dog, One Cat and One Person at a Time

Cat gazing at something4,420 ADOPTIONS IN 2018
Dog excited to go for a walk729 PETS REUNITED WITH THEIR OWNERS
Veterinarian performing surgery18,646 Volunteer Hours Logged

 

 
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