The City of Jacksonville’s Animal Care and Protective Services (ACPS) and Jacksonville Humane Society are hosting a free adoption weekend, sponsored by PetSmart Charities. Citizens looking for a new furry companion are encouraged to visit one of four locations between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
- PetSmart Regency (356 Monument Rd. – 32225)
- PetSmart Southside (8801 Southside Blvd. – 32256)
- Jacksonville Humane Society (8464 Beach Blvd. – 32216)
- Animal Care & Protective Services (2020 Forest St. – 32204)
A list of adoptable animals is available at coj.net/pets
, along with information about ACPS’ programs and services. City license fee may apply.
About ACPS: ACPS 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. Animal Care and Protective Services can be reached via email at JaxPets@COJ.net or call (904) 630-CITY (2489).
About PetSmart Charities®: PetSmart Charities, Inc. is committed to finding lifelong, loving homes for all pets by supporting programs and thought leadership that bring people and pets together. Through its in-store adoption program in all PetSmart® stores across the U.S. and Puerto Rico, PetSmart Charities helps to find forever homes and families for more than 600,000 shelter pets each year. Each year, millions of generous PetSmart shoppers help pets in need by donating to PetSmart Charities using the PIN pads at checkout registers inside PetSmart stores. In turn, PetSmart Charities efficiently uses more than 90 cents of every dollar donated to fulfill its role as the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, granting more than $450 million since its inception in 1994. Independent from PetSmart Inc., PetSmart Charities is a 501(c)(3) organization that has received the Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator, a third-party organization that reports on the effectiveness, accountability and transparency of nonprofits, for the past 17 years in a row – placing it among the top one percent of charities rated by this organization. To learn more visit www.petsmartcharities.org.