Media Release

Pet Adoptions Days Event

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 2:00 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – Alachua County Animal Services is partnering with the Wagmore Foundation, Best Friends Animal Society, local rescue groups, and sponsors for “Pet Adoptions Days” on Saturday and Sunday (June 13 - 14, 2015). The goal of this two day event is to find homes for hundreds of pets in Alachua County.

Adoptions on these days is free, and all adoptable animals are spayed or neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped. Animal Services will be open on Saturday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, June 14, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the shelter headquarters (3900 NE 53rd Ave., Gainesville).

View/download a list and map of all the participating adoption locations (PDF).

Pet adopters must be 18 or older and show ID with proof of current address. If there are already pets in the home, the potential adopter must show proof that owned animals are current on rabies vaccinations and licensed.

For more information, contact Alachua County Animal Services at 352-264-6890.


  • 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).