City of Jacksonville


ACPS Howl-O-Ween event details

City of Jacksonville's Animal Care & Protective Services Hosts Howl-O-Ween Adoption Event

October 27, 2021

All treats-no tricks!

Families considering a new dog or cat can stop by Animal Care and Protective Services (ACPS) this Howl-O-Ween weekend to visit animals hoping to find their forever homes. There will be free adoptions on all dogs and cats with black or orange fur. City license fees may apply.

There are currently 158 dogs and 45 cats available for adoption. You can help by adopting or fostering an animal. Adoption hours are: 

  • Thursday, Oct. 28th from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. 
  • Friday, Oct. 29th from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. 
  • Saturday, Oct. 30th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  
  • Sunday, Oct. 31st from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  

Visit the ACPS shelter (2020 Forest St. – 32204) in person or visit to view available pets.  


About ACPS: ACPS enhances the quality of life in our neighborhoods by offering quality pets for adoption at a reasonable cost. ACPS is dedicated to providing a high level of service to the citizens of Jacksonville and to saving lives of all adoptable animals in our community.  Animal Care and Protective Services can be reached via email at or call (904) 630-CITY (2489).