Media Release

Animal Services Open House

Friday, January 16, 2015 9:00 AM

Animal Services Open House January 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Alachua County Animal Services is hosting an open house on Saturday, January 24, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Animal Services Headquarters (3400 NE 53rd Avenue, Gainesville). The open house offers visitors an opportunity to meet animal services officers, and learn about foster parenting and volunteer opportunities. There will be free microchipping (while supplies last) and door prizes.

Local animal groups will be available including Operation Catnip of Gainesville, the Veterinary Community Outreach Program at UF, and the Shelter-Neuter-Release program. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) forensic services team will give tours of their mobile crime scene investigation unit.

View/download the event flyer (PDF).

Animal Services Headquarters regular hours are Tuesday through Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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).