Alachua County hosting animal adoption event  

The annual Summer Lovin' adopt-a-thon will be held Saturday at the Alachua County Animal Resources headquarters.
The annual Summer Lovin' adopt-a-thon will be held Saturday at the Alachua County Animal Resources headquarters.
Courtesy of Alachua County

Alachua County Animal Resources and the Student Chapter of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians – UF Chapter are hosting the 13th annual Summer Lovin’ Adopt-a-thon event.  

Summer Lovin’ will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Alachua County Animal Resources Headquarters (3400 NE 53rd Ave). 

“We are full to the brim with adoptable pets, so we hope this extended adoption drive gets these pets into loving homes,” said Alachua County Animal Resources Director Julie Johnson in a press release. 

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The event aims to have over 100 pets adopted. Pets leave the shelter with goodie bags, all needed shots, spayed and neutered and microchipped.  

The shelter will close at 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, to set up the event. 

The shelter’s hours of operation are from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 

View the adoptable pets currently at the shelter

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