Alachua County Animal Shelter

Find Alachua County Florida animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies. Animal shelters provide information on adopting dogs, cats, and pets, animal care and rescue, and animal control.

Name
Alachua County Animal Services Department
Address
3400 Northeast 53rd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida, 32609
Phone
352-264-6870
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Name
Alachua County Humane Society
Address
4205 Northwest 6th Street, Gainesville, Florida, 32609
Phone
352-373-5855
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Name
Gainesville Pet Rescue
Address
5403 Southwest Archer Road, Gainesville, Florida, 32608
Phone
352-692-4773
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Name
Haile Plantation Animal Clinic
Address
5231 Southwest 91st Drive, Gainesville, Florida, 32608
Phone
352-377-6003
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Name
Horse Protection Association of Florida
Address
20690 Northwest 130th Avenue, Micanopy, Florida, 32667
Phone
352-466-4366
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Name
No More Homeless Pets
Address
PO Box 358466, Gainesville, Florida, 32635
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Name
Whiskers Hollow
Address
300 Northwest 18th Street, Gainesville, Florida, 32603
Phone
352-378-3954
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What is an Animal Shelter?

Household animals that no longer have homes are often brought to animal shelters. Animal shelters are safe places to bring animals that are abandoned or lost. Many shelters will also take in animals that are sick or injured. In some areas of the U.S., humane societies will also provide shelter for animals. Shelters often serve as pet adoption centers. Animal shelters are also open to household pets taken from owners who can no longer care for them, those who have mistreated them, or those who have violated animal welfare laws.

Shelters provide animal care, rescue, and animal control. They assist with adopting dogs, cats, and other pets. They also may offer services like spaying or neutering. Shelters may offer adoption. Local and county governments fund some dog pounds and animal shelters, while volunteers and donations provide further support.