Animal Resources and Care Closing Wednesday and Thursday

Press release from Alachua County

The Alachua County Animal Resources & Care (AR&C) shelter (3400 N.E. 53rd Avenue, Gainesville) will be closed to the public this Wednesday, June 8, and Thursday, June 9, 2022, for much needed shelter maintenance. The shelter will resume its regular schedule the following day, Friday, June 10.

During this time, AR&C 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 AR&C officer dispatch can be reached at 352-264-6870, option 1.

Visit the Animal Resources & Care website to see the shelter pets awaiting adoption. The AR&C shelter is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.