Over 100 pets find new homes in October

November 12, 2012 | By More

Paul Studivant reported to local Historic City News reporters in St Augustine that the St Johns County Pet Holding and Adoption Center enjoyed a successful month for pet adoption in October; with 103 pets placed overall.

The recent “Tails-and-Treats” adoption event, presented in partnership with the Friends of the Pet Center, helped push the month’s totals over the century-mark.

“We would like to extend a big thank you to the volunteers who donated their time to ensure those pets found a new home,” Studivant told reporters. “In an effort to provide the public with additional opportunities to find a new pet during the holidays, we will continue the extended hours of operation that we implemented on September 1.”

Pet Center:
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed to the public, no drop offs
Tuesday thru Saturday: Open 9:00am – 4:30pm

Location:
130 N Stratton Road, St Augustine FL 32095
Current owners may claim their impounded pets on Mondays, by appointment only, by calling 904.209.6190.

Animal Control Field Operations:
Saturday and Sunday: Available 9:00am – 5:30pm
Monday thru Friday: Available 8:00am – 9:30pm
Phone number: (904) 209-0746.

If you are directed to the answering machine, please leave a message and an available staff member will return your call.

The St Johns County Fire-Rescue 911 Communications Center is the contact point for after-hours dog and cat EMERGENCIES; please do not contact them directly for routine animal complaints.

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