Adoptable Pets Online

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July  Adoption Pricing**

Dogs < 20 lbs $80*
 Dogs < 6 months of age  $80*
Dogs > 6 months of age AND > 20 lbs   $Adoption Fee Waived*
Cats > 6 months of age $Adoption Fee Waived*
Kittens < 6 months of age  $60* (BOGO)

*City License Fee may apply (Adoption fees waived if you donate dog/cat food or nonperishable food item.)
**Ask about our Pre-pay process and pre-adopt any animal in the shelter (some exclusions may apply)**
***All prices are subject to change and may require additional fees.***
****Adopt a Senior(seniors= dogs over the age of 5) dog for $20, city license fee may apply.****
 Ask about some of our FREE  sponsored adoptions (city license fee may apply) for some of our longer residents. 


Adoption Application

Download an Application (PDF)
Note: The adoption application is provided online for convenience. The completed adoption application must be presented in person at Animal Care and Protective Services at the time of adoption.

Adoption Requirements

To ensure each animal is placed with an appropriate home, we screen potential adopters during the application process. The basic requirements are as follows:

  • Adopter must be 18 years of age or older.
  • A photo ID is required.
  • Proof of currrent residency. 

Rabies vaccination

All dogs and cats four months and older are vaccinated for rabies and licensed before they are adopted.


Learn about licensing a pet.

For adoption questions and concerns, please contact:

Animal Care and Protective Services
(904) 630-CITY
2020 Forest Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204

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Other opportunities

Animal Care and Protective Services works with the Jacksonville Humane Society to benefit animals in Jacksonville. Visit the Humane Society website.

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