Media Release

Animal Services "Spring Cleaning"

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 12:35 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Alachua County Animal Services is holding a “Spring Cleaning " adoption event, Saturday, May 15, 2010, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at their headquarters (3400 NE 53rd Avenue, Gainesville).


The Spring Cleaning event includes: animal adoptions, a dog wash for well behaved dogs (with a suggested $5.00 donation).  Dog trainers and vendors will be available for questions or concerns about a dog you own, or would like to adopt.  A cat tree and dog beds will be raffled, and food will be provided. Alachua Police Department will have their K-9 unit on hand for a demonstration.


All donations will go towards heart worm and flea prevention for Animal Services animals.


"Come help us clear out our animal inventory by adopting your new four legged best friend.  Come meet some dedicated animal vendors in our community." said Hilary Hynes, Public Education Program Coordinator.


For more information, contact Hilary Hynes at 352-264-6881 or (area code required in some areas) 352-213-1241.




If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).