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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)

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News

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.


Animal Care And Protective Services Receives $400,000 Grant, Surprise Party February 25, 2019

The team, volunteers and pets at Animal Care and Protective Services (ACPS) received BIG expressions of love with the award of a $400,000 grant presented by the Petco Foundation A national nonprofit working to inspire and lead change for animals, Petco representatives made a surprise visit to the City’s animal shelter to host a Valentine’s Day celebration, complete with a catered lunch, gifts for ACPS pets, staff and volunteers and an oversized check for $400,000. The grant award is part the more than $14 million investment the Petco Foundation is making in animal welfare organizations across the nation.


Find The Perfect Match At ACPS February 5, 2019

Animal Care and Protective Services has “Plenty of Pets” to help residents find their perfect match, like Sweetness.


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Events

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Labor Day Weekend Adoption Event August 31, 2019

Join us in celebrating Labor Day weekend with an adoption event.  We will have free adoptions* at 2 locations, 2020 Forest Street 32204 and 8464 Beach Blvd 32216.  *Other fees may apply*


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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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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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