Media Release

Animal Services Teams Up with LifeSouth Community Blood Center

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 2:00 PM
Adoptable dogALACHUA COUNTY, FL - On Saturday, November 8, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. the LifeSouth mobile unit will be at the Alachua County Animal Services (ACAS) headquarters (3400 NE 53rd Ave, Gainesville) accepting blood donations.  Every blood donor will be able to waive the adoption fee for new pets or sponsor the adoption fee of their favorite dog or cat.  The event also offers the opportunity for visitors to learn more about the new Heart 2 Heart Partnership Program and meet dogs participating in the program.

The Heart 2 Heart Partnership Program seeks partners to sponsor the treatment and care of heartworm positive dogs at ACAS. View a brochure with more information about this program.
View the event flyer.
ACAS is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. View the ACAS website.
For more information, contact Alachua County 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).