4 Pet Safety Tips for July 4th

Oh say can you see …  There’s nothing quite like a July 4th celebration. Barbecue, cold drinks, friends, family and of course – fireworks! Celebrating America’s independence can pose dangers … Continue

From Peanut Butter to Reese – A Shy Dog’s Journey!

Peanut Butter—a timid mixed breed with a brindle coat, came to the Jacksonville Humane Society from another shelter. When he arrived he was very anxious in his new surroundings. He had … Continue

Jaguars’ Malik Jackson Pays Adoption Fee for 181 Pets

Jacksonville, FL – This past weekend (5/6 & 5/7) 181 pets found loving homes thanks to the generosity of Malik Jackson of the Jacksonville Jaguars’ foundation, Malik’s Gifts, and PetSmart Charities.  … Continue


Sunny days are coming and it’s time to put on your flip flops and hit the beach! Heat and pets, however, don’t always mix. Here are 7 simple steps you … Continue

Finding Kittens – What To Do

“Kitten Season” is upon us. It’s the time of year when cats give birth, flooding animal shelters with thousands of kittens in need. This season is actually three in one, because … Continue

Who Needs Breeds?

Look at this dog. What do you see?       Do you see a crooked smile? Big, brown puppy dog eyes? A belly waiting to be rubbed? Or maybe … Continue

So Many Amazing Reasons

JACKSONVILLE CITIZENS MAKE OUR CITY MORE COMPASSIONATE! It’s been an amazingly generous holiday season. We had so many kind donations that touched our hearts. Here are just a few of the … Continue

Overcoming Challenges Together

When Chaz arrived at the Jacksonville Humane Society, the staff instantly knew that he needed special attention. Chaz was very afraid and would jump whenever he heard unfamiliar noises. He … Continue

Black Friday Adoption Event

Come join us at the Jacksonville Humane Society for FREE* adoptions. We will have tons of adoptable pets that you can take home just in time for the holidays! You … Continue

Thanks4giving Pets a Home

We want to thank you for giving pets a home! We will be having FREE* adoptions Saturday and Sunday. This is an event you do not want to miss. Thank … Continue