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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.

 

For information you can reach us via email at JaxPets@COJ.net or call (904) 630-CITY (2489) for assistance.

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.

Pet Resource Center Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday - Friday By Appointment Only*
Saturday - Sunday Closed
*Call or text 904.362.0626
*Email: petsafetynet@coj.net 

Adoption Hours


Monday - 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

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.


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.


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Events

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Memorial Day Adoption Event May 27, 2022


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Reduce Rehome Relove April 19, 2022

ACPS is celebrating Earth Day with FREE  adoptions! We hope to reduce the numbers of animals in the shelter by rehoming them to loving families.  


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Spring Break Free Adoption Special March 11, 2022

Adopt a pet and watch them blossom! 


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

Cat gazing at something4,375 ADOPTIONS IN 2019
Dog excited to go for a walk675 PETS REUNITED WITH THEIR OWNERS
Veterinarian performing surgery18,980 Volunteer Hours Logged

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