Tag Archives: Alachua County Animal Services

No-Kill Status In Sight For Alachua County Animal Services

By on February 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: February 3, 2015 at 11:27 am

Alachua County Animal Services has been working to reach no-kill status since 2001. Now, they’re only four percent away from their goal.

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Alachua County Animal Services Over Capacity For Thanksgiving

By on November 27th, 2014 | Last updated: December 1, 2014 at 10:07 am

Alachua County Animal Services is urging people to foster animals over the Thanksgiving holiday. Already more than two dozen animals over capacity, ACAS will need to begin euthanasia if foster owners are not found.

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Paws On Parole Looking To Continue Perfect Adoption Rate

By on October 25th, 2014 | Last updated: October 24, 2014 at 4:18 pm

The Alachua County Animal Services and Florida Department of Corrections Work Camp is working together with this year’s “Hairy Pawter” dog academy to prepare a new group of house-trained dogs for homes.

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Florida Organization Awarded Grant to Sponsor Free Spay and Neuter

By on September 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: September 23, 2014 at 2:41 pm

No More Homeless Pets has received a grant for $25,000 from Florida Animal Friend to sponsor free spay and neuter for low-income houses, veterans and students with financial aid. This is the third time the grant has been given to the organization.

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Alachua County Animal Services Receives New Agility Equipment from Girl Scout

By on September 11th, 2014 | Last updated: September 11, 2014 at 6:41 pm

A local Girl Scout donated agility equipment to Alachua County Animal Services. The equipment assists volunteers with training dogs in skills that make them more adoptable.

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In the News: pet adoption fair begins Tuesday, child faces arson charges, bill outlawing bongs progresses, MTV reality star dies

By on April 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 2, 2013 at 11:26 am

Alachua County Animal Services offering cats and dogs at discount prices for spring. | Gainesville.com – Alachua County Animal Services is teaming up with the University of Florida veterinary students to offer a “Spring Fling” adoption fair for cats and […]

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Grant helps Alachua county animal shelters reduce euthanasia

By on January 29th, 2013 | Last updated: January 30, 2013 at 10:34 am

A Maddie’s Fund grant to Alachua County hopes to curb animal euthanization rates by 2015.

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Paws on parole

By on November 9th, 2012 | Last updated: November 14, 2012 at 10:50 am

By Emily Burris – WUFT-TV Six dogs from Alachua County Animal Services were adopted into new families and loving homes on Friday. But unlike other shelter dogs, people have been lining up for two months to adopt them. WUFT-TV’s Emily […]

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Alachua County Animal Services celebrates 3 Humane Society Awards

By on August 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

One year after the organization saved 700 cats from Haven Acres and prosecuted the abusers, Alachua County Animal Services was awarded with the 2012 Humane Law Enforcement Awards. HSUS Florida State Director Kate MacFall says it was all due to the […]

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