JHS to provide free microchips to dogs, cats in Jacksonville during ‘Scan, Plan and Chip’ event
The Jacksonville Humane Society (JHS), Animal Care & Protective Services (ACPS), and First Coast No More Homeless Pets (FCNMHP) are working together to ensure more pets in Duval County are reunited with their families with a weekend-long, free microchipping event.
Jacksonville organization helping to diversify veterinary medicine
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Humane Society has acknowledged the lack of diversity in the field of veterinary medicine and is now doing something about it through a partnership with Frank H. Peterson Academies of Technology on the Westside. The three students are enrolled in a diversity, equity and inclusion program that focuses on the field of veterinary medicine. Under the program, the Humane Society partners with Frank H. Peterson Academies of Technology to help students interested in a career in veterinary medicine, especially minority students. Humane Society administrators told News4Jax the program’s aim is to create paths for employment -- both in Jacksonville and in the fields of animal welfare and veterinary medicine -- for historically underrepresented populations. (WJXT)Canada, Cornley and Davis will spend 250 hours at the Humane Society working directly with the veterinary team.
Vendors & adoptions: Jacksonville Humane Society holds 2021 ‘Mutt Market’
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Humane Society invites pet owners to sit, stay, and play at the organization’s annual Mutt March. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, JHS has reimagined the event as the newly-dubbed Mutt Market for 2021. The event will be held outdoors and will feature market vendors and free adoptions. “Mutt Market is a variation of Mutt March, Jacksonville’s Largest Pet Walk and Festival,” Jacksonville Humane Society CEO Denise Deisler explained. To learn more about the Jacksonville Humane Society and its upcoming 2021 Mutt Market, please visit jaxhumane.org or call 904-725-8766.
Paws & Stripes program for veterans, shelter dogs gets $30K donation
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Farah & Farah law firm and the Jacksonville community raised nearly $30,000 for the Paws & Stripes program for FIVE STAR Veterans Center and the Jacksonville Humane Society. Eddie and Chuck Farah presented the large check to the program on Friday at Intuition Ale Works. The donation was part of a fundraiser that invited community members to purchase a limited-time craft beer, called “For the Pups, Man,” -- every pint purchased meant a $4 donation, and Farah & Farah also matched each dollar up to $10,000 from website donations. The Paws & Stripes program provides in-depth volunteer training to post-9/11 service members, teaching them how to work with shelter dogs. Because of the community’s support, FIVE STAR will be able to assist with future vet bills, secure food and equipment for the dogs, and transport veterans to the program.
Purrfect match: $14 pet adoptions on Valentine’s Day
(Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the Jacksonville Humane Society is offering $14 adoptions on all pets in the adoption center on Feb. 14 – Feb. 17. All animals will be spayed/neutered, microchipped, and up-to-date on vaccinations. (Additional fees may apply)Masks and social distancing are required. Jacksonville Humane Society: 904-725-8766 -- 8464 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32216
Change a Pet’s Life Day: JHS offers unique adoption event in January
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Sunday, Jan. 24, is National Change a Pet’s Life Day, and the Jacksonville Humane Society (JHS) offered a unique adoption opportunity for community members. On Sunday, Jan. 24, JHS offered free adoptions in exchange for a bag of pet food for the JHS pet food bank. The goal of this event was to assist both pets and people in need by finding new homes for the animals at JHS while providing pet food to community pet owners. “This event is a wonderful way to give back to both pets and people in need,” Denise Deisler, CEO of JHS, said ahead of the event. JHS prefers Purina brand pet food, but any brand is OK.
Jacksonville Humane Society offering free adoptions this weekend
All rights reserved)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Winter blues got you feeling down? We have an event that will warm you right up! The Jacksonville Humane Society is hosting free pet adoptions on Saturday, Jan. 16 - Monday, Jan. 18 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.All animals will be spayed/neutered, microchipped, and up-to-date on vaccinations. Click here for more details on hours of operation, available pets, and any other additional information. Jacksonville Humane Society: 904-725-8766 -- Additional fees may apply -- 8464 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32216In case you haven't heard...👂 📣 All pet adoptions will be FREE in honor of our "Warm the Winter Blues" free adoption... Posted by The Jacksonville Humane Society on Thursday, January 7, 2021