City of Jacksonville's Animal Care & Protective Services to Host a Free Four-Day Adoption Event

September 01, 2021  
ACPS Labor Day Adoption Special graphic with dog and cat

Enjoy the long weekend with a new furry friend

The City of Jacksonville’s Animal Care and Protective Services (ACPS) is celebrating Labor Day by hosting a four-day pet adoption event.
There will be free adoptions on all dogs and cats. There are more than 100 available dogs for adoption. City license fee may apply. Adoption hours are:

  • Thursday, Sept. 2nd from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 3rd from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 4th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, Sept. 5th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
“Relax, enjoy and adopt a new labor of love this holiday weekend,” said ACPS Shelter Manager Marcy Gallo. Visit the ACPS shelter (2020 Forest St. – 32204) in person or visit to view available pets.

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 or call (904) 630-CITY (2489).