Alachua County Animal Services Shelter Closing for Cleaning

Press release from Alachua County

The Alachua County Animal Services shelter will be closed to the public for cleaning this Wednesday, April 28, 2021. The shelter will resume its regular schedule the following day, Thursday, April 29.

During this time, Animal Services Officers will continue to respond, as they do 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays, to matters affecting public safety and animals in immediate danger. Citizens should dial 911 to report such emergencies on Sundays, holidays, and between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. nightly. During regular hours (Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., excluding holidays), the in-house Animal Services officer dispatch can be reached at 352-264-6870, option 1.

Visit the Alachua County Animal Services website to see the shelter pets awaiting adoption and information on fostering and other volunteer opportunities. The Animal Services shelter is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.