October Adoption Events

October is a crazy month, full of opportunity to save both money AND pets while you adopt. Check out our jam-packed month full of different adoption specials below!

JHS is no longer requiring appointments for adoptions; we are still limiting visitors inside the building. Please check with the front desk when you arrive or follow the signs on the door. Facial coverings (masks) and social distancing are required at JHS.

Subaru Sponsors 1st Dog of the Day:

All of October, Subaru of Jacksonville will sponsor the first dog adoption of the day in honor of “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month”!

Homecoming Adoption Special:

Be sure to check out some of our very special JHS cats and dogs participating in the Homecoming Court – their adoptions are FREE from October 5th – 9th! Following this, ALL pets at both JHS & Animal Care & Protective Services are FREE to adopt on Saturday and Sunday!

JHS: Monday – Friday: 12 PM – 8 PM and Saturday – Sunday: 10 AM – 5 PM

ACPS: Saturday & Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM. Learn more here: coj.net/pets

VyStar Free Adoption Special:

VyStar Credit Union is sponsoring all adoptions for their “People Helping Pets Campaign” in honor of International Credit Union Day on Oct. 15, 12 PM – 7 PM!

Subaru Loves Pets Free Adoption Special:

Subaru of Jacksonville will sponsor all adoptions on Oct. 24 & 25, 10 AM – 5 PM!

Happy Howl-o-ween Free Adoption Special:

JHS is offering FREE adoptions with an exchange of a bag of pet food for our Community Pet Food Bank on Saturday, October 31st & Sunday, November 1st from 10 AM – 5 PM!

Please bring a bag of food that is at least 5 lbs.

ALL cats are also FREE both Saturday and Sunday, thanks to a kind and generous donor to commemorate her cat, Missy who was a JHS alumnus.

Important info to note:

Masks are required at JHS.

We ask that you please practice social distancing with staff, volunteers, and other community members while visiting.

All animals will be spayed/neutered, microchipped, and up-to-date on vaccines.
*Additional fees may apply at the time of adoption

Visit jaxhumane.org/adopt to view our available pets!