Media Release

Animal Services "Summer Loving" Event

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 3:15 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Alachua County Animal Services and the University Of Florida Shelter Medicine club are hosting the 2nd annual "Summer Loving " adoption event. This will be held on Friday July 29, and Saturday July 30, 2011, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Alachua County Animal Services Headquarters (3400 NE 53 AVE Gainesville).

The first 20 people to adopt (each day) will pay $5.00 (courtesy of the Shelter Medicine club). All other adoptions will be an Animal Services Event pricing, Cats and Kittens for $33.00 and Dogs and puppies for just $45.00 

On Saturday, the Gainesville Police Department K-9 Unit will offer a demonstration. Sweet Dreams Fire Truck, and I love New York Pizza will offer refreshments. Local animal vendors and veterinarians will be available.

Trainers and adoption councilors will assist people in adopting pets.

For more information, contact Hilary Hynes, Alachua County Animal Services Public Education Program Coordinator at 352-264-6881 or

If any accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, please contact the Equal Opportunity Office at (352) 374-5275 or (352) 374-5284 TDD.



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).