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Jacksonville's Animal Care and Protective Services shelter extending hours

1:04 PM, Sep 27, 2012   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- To help more animals find forever homes, the city's animal shelter is planning to stay open later.

Shelter still needs more help to combat overcrowding

Animal Care and Protective Services, located at 2020 Forest Street, was previously open Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The following new hours will go into effect Saturday, Sept. 30:

•    Adoption Hours
o    Tuesday & Wednesday
      10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
o    Thursday & Friday
      11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
o    Saturday
      9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

•    Intake Hours
o    Tuesday - Friday
      8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

RELATED: Two kittens accidentally euthanized before adoption

According to a release from the city, Animal Code Enforcement Officers will continue to work seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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