ALACHUA COUNTY, FL -
Alachua County Animal Services (ACAS) is hosting and participating in several
adoption events in October, 2014. The theme for October’s events is “Furry Tails
Need Fairy Tale Endings.” All events are held at the Alachua County Animal
Services Headquarters (3400 NE 53rd Ave,
Gainesville), unless otherwise noted.
October 4 - “Find
Your Prince Charming” doggy speed dating from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
October 7 - ASPCA
Rachael Ray Announces the final results of the Rachael Ray Challenge at 3
October 11 - Kids
Craft Event, make magic wand cat toys from noon to 2 p.m.
October 25 -
Off-Site Adoption Event at Earthwise Pet (4106 NW 16th Blvd., Gainesville) from
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
October 31 - Trick
or Treat at Animal Services: bring costumed pets to ACAS for a
treat from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Jane Grantman said “We believe for every cat and dog we have at the shelter the
perfect home awaits them – we just need to play matchmaker.” She continued,
“Come visit the shelter this month and meet your own ‘Sleeping Beauty’,
‘Cinderella’ or ‘Prince Charming’ and create your own fairy tale ending.
Happily ever after starts here.”
ACAS adoption fees
are: $30 for dogs, $25 for cats and $15 for any animal that has been there over
21 days. The adoption fee includes: a vet exam,
initial vaccinations, a microchip, spay/neuter and a free office visit at a
participating vet in the area.
View the “Furry Tails Need Fairy Tale Endings”
County Animal Services Headquarters regular hours of operation are Tuesday
through Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
more information, contact Alachua County Animal Services at