Where else can you buy unconditional love for $20? The Mega Pet Adoption Event goes on Friday, Oct. 4 to Sunday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds. Several animal welfare and rescue organizations are participating in an effort to adopt more than 1,000 dogs and cats. These pets-to-be are vaccinated, spayed/neutered and microchipped and available for an adoption fee of $20. The event is part of Jacksonville’s campaign to become a no-kill shelter city.
This weekend, the Jacksonville Humane Society will be offering free adoptions to active duty military, EMTs, firefighters and police officers. All others can adopt pets for half price. The promotion goes on July 4-7. Adopted pets come spayed or neutered, microchipped, vaccinated and ready to love.
Through June 23, adopt any dog over 30 pounds for free at the Jacksonville Humane Society. Or, if you’re a cat person, you can get BOGO kittens this weekend. Adopted pets are spayed or neutered, microchipped and vaccinated.
First Coast No More Homeless Pets , the Jacksonville Humane Society, and Jacksonville Animal Care and Control are hosting a City-Wide Adoption Event this weekend, April 26-28. Come out to 2020 Forest Street in Riverside from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, or 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, or go to the Humane Society at 8464 Beach Boulevard to find the perfect companion animal for your household. The fee is $25. All animals are spayed or neutered, vaccinated, licensed and microchipped.
Purina is offering free pet adoptions for seniors aged 55 and over. Just go to this site and check out the list for a shelter near you. (The Jacksonville Humane Society is on the list.) Print the coupon offered on the site, take it to your shelter and bring home the furry friend of your choice. Coupons for pet food are part of the deal.
First Coast No More Homeless Pets and Jacksonville Animal Care and Control are hosting a Spring Adoption Event this weekend, April 5-7. Come out to 2020 Forest Street in Riverside from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, or 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday to find the perfect companion animal for your household. All animals are spayed or neutered and microchipped. Even if you don’t want to add paws to the family, the event includes a Saturday festival with vendors, a charity dog wash and a yard sale to benefit the animals.
The annual Mutt March Fun Walk and Festival benefitting the Jacksonville Humane Society will be held Saturday March 2 at The Landing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The festival fun is free, although dog walkers must register to take pledges for the Humane Society. If you aren’t up to the 1.5-mile long walk, there’s also a less-taxing short walk of a quarter-mile. At the festival, you’ll have a chance to bid on silent auction items, play games, adopt pets, buy food and other products, plus play with all those tail-wagging dogs.
Not sure if you’re up to housebreaking a puppy? Don’t want a frisky kitten climbing the walls? Consider an adult pet. Jacksonville Animal Care and Protective Services will let you adopt any pet over the age of three for free. And those calmer, more mature animals come spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. Plus they still have plenty of love to offer.