ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Alachua County Animal Services, along with the Alachua County Humane Society, Puppy Hill Farm, Haile's Angels, Gainesville Pet Rescue, Helping Hands Pet Rescue, and Operation Catnip is participating in the Maddie's® Pet Adoption Days, on June 1, and 2, 2013. All of the participating shelters will be offering cat and dog adoptions free of charge.
Maddie's® Fund will pay participating organizations between $500 and $2,000 for each adoption: $500 per regular adoption, $1,000 for each adoption involving a dog or cat who is seven years of age or older or who has been treated for one or more medical conditions and $2,000 for each adoption involving a dog or cat who is seven years of age or older and who has been treated for one or more medical conditions. This is a significant opportunity for all participating shelters in our community to receive major donation funds.
Alachua County Animal Services will be adopting animals on these days from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the Animal Services Headquarters (3400 NE 53rd Avenue, Gainesville). All other participating shelters will be offering cat and dog adoptions at locations throughout Gainesville including Petco, PetSmart, Gainesville Pet Rescue, Haile's Angels and the Humane Society.
Click here for a list of times and locations for all participating agencies.
Alachua County was chosen as one of eight communities across the United States to participate in the Maddie's® Pet Adoption Days event. It is held to increase awareness of shelter animals and their need for loving homes, and to shed light on the efforts of shelters and rescue organizations across the country.
Click here for the event flyer.
Click here to find out more about Maddie’s fund.
For more information, contact Alachua County Animal Services at 352-264-6870.