Media Release

Animal Services' Events

Friday, April 3, 2009 1:00 AM

April 3, 2009

1:30 p.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Alachua County Animal Services invites citizens to attend their upcoming events.

"It is Raining Cats and Dogs" Open House
April 11, 2009, 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Activities include:

  • bake sale
  • face painting for kids
  • Gainesville Police Department K-9 Demonstration at 11 a.m.
  • local dog trainers giving advice
  • The Greater Gainesville Dog Fancier's Association is giving free training coupons
  • Meet local rescue groups and pet vendors

To view the event flyer, click here.

Animal Clinic
April 18, 2009, 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.
"Bring you fuzzy four legged best friend in to get caught up on shots" says Hilary Hines, Public Education Program Coordinator, Alachua County Animal Services
Services offered at clinic include:

  • Heartworm checks are $10.00
  • Rabies vaccinations are $6.00
  • Micro-Chipping is $15.00
  • Other low cost shots available during clinic

Alachua County Animal Services’ hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. The upcoming events are located at their headquarters (3400 NE 53rd Avenue, Gainesville).

For more information, call Animal Services at 352-264-6870.



  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

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).