The Jacksonville Humane Society is having a “FELINE FRENZY” on Sunday, January 26, 2020, and offering FREE spay and neuter for any community cat in Duval County, FL. Our goal is to fix 100 Duval cats in 1 day to help stop the kitten crisis. Will you join us?

If you plan to participate, please click here to RSVP.

Can’t attend this Feline Frenzy! Join us for our next one on February 9th! 


This program is made possible by a generous grant from Alley Cat Allies.
with special thanks to Greg and Lesa Mullins.


Upcoming 2020 dates:



Sunday, January 26



Sunday, February 9



Sunday, February 23



Sunday, March 8



Sunday, March 22


This Saturday, November 16, 2019, Subaru of Jacksonville is hosting a FREE* adoption event at their location on Atlantic Blvd. We’ll have lots of dogs and cats – like Macchiato here! – available to take home between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Thank you to the ASPCA for making this adoption day possible.

Click here to view all our available pets!

*Additional fees may apply.

Generosity Breeds Joy!


Join us for FREE adoptions at PetSmart on Monument Road on November 9th & 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hundreds of dogs, cats, kittens, and puppies will be waiting to meet you!

All pets are altered, vaccinated and microchipped.

The same adoption special will also be available at both shelters in Jacksonville.

For additional information, including any additional fees, read more here.

Dates: Saturday, 11/9/19 – Sunday, 11/10/19

Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Address: 356 Monument Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32225

View our available pets!


November 9th is “Generosity Breeds Joy Day” in Jacksonville, as declared by Mayor Lenny Curry on November 9th, 2017. It is a day to celebrate the joy that pets bring to our lives and the work that JHS has done with the help of our community! To celebrate, JHS will have food trucks and family fun available at our main location on Saturday.

Parents, would you like to enjoy a night out while your kids enjoy a night IN with the animals at the Jacksonville Humane Society?

Children in grades K-8 are invited to attend our Fall and Winter Pawjama Jams on Saturday, November 2, and Saturday, December 14, from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.! While parents take a “paws,” children in grades K-8 are invited to don their PJs and join us for an evening of animal encounters, pizza, sweet treats, a PG movie, crafts, and more.

Cost: $40 for the first child, $30 for each additional sibling

Date: Saturday, November 2 & Saturday, December 14

Time: 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Click here to register now.

Boo! Just kidding.

This year JHS is celebrating Halloween with ALL TREATS – no tricks! Adopt a pet between October 28 and November 3, 2019 and you’ll be able to NAME YOUR OWN adoption fee.

Additional fees, such as a city license fee or the cost of a leash or carrier if you don’t bring your own, may apply.

Visit to view all our available dogs and cats.

The JHS Adoption Center is located at 8464 Beach Blvd., and our hours of operation are 12-7 on weekdays and 10-5 on weekends!

Will we see you this Saturday at Strut Your Mutt?

Strut Your Mutt, hosted by Best Friends Animals Society, will be taking place this Saturday, October 26, and we want YOU to join our team!

Simply click here to sign up and join us at Riverside Park for an unforgettable day of celebrating the pets who bring so much joy to our lives.

Can’t join our team? Consider supporting us with a donation!

All donations will provide compassionate care to the more than 8,000 dogs and cats who come to the Jacksonville Humane Society each year.

Join Our Team or Donate to Team JHS

Is your business or a business you know interested in having a year-round sponsorship with JHS to help us care for pets in need? If so, come to our FREE lunch and learn event at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 29, and learn all about the JHS Paw Partner program!

Our Paw Partners support our lifesaving mission all year in exchange for benefits like marketing opportunities, meeting space, and more. It’s a wonderful way for companies to share their compassion with the community and reach new companies at our signature events and via JHS’ online community.

The Lunch & Learn will feature a Q&A session plus remarks from current Paw Partners including Abel Harding, IBERIABANK VP, Halli Bruton of Lifestyle Marketing Jacksonville, and Paul Lepore of Promo 180. Lunch is included and private tours of JHS will be available upon request

Click here to RSVP!

Registration is now open for our 2019-2020 Winter Break Camp! Pet lovers in grades K-8 are invited to spend part of their winter break”chilling” with the animals at JHS. We’ll spend time with dogs and cats, help socialize kittens, learn how to care for pets at home and in the community, make crafts and treats for our four-legged friends, and so much more.

Session 1: December 20 & 23, 2019

Session 2: January 2-3, 2020

Cost: $100 per session or $175 for both sessions (this discount is available through October 14 only)

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (extended care available for an additional flat fee of $20 with any enrollment)

Click here to register now!

We hope you’ll join us this Saturday, October 12, 2019, for a JHS Yard Sale! Stop by 1871 Foster Dr. between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for great deals on all sorts of pet supplies: collars, leashes, beds, toys, bowls, crates, cat scratchers, dog apparel, grooming supplies, and more!

1871 Foster Dr. is just down the road from our main property at 8464 Beach Blvd. Limited parking is available on the street at 1871 Foster Dr., and you may also park in the gravel lot at the corner of Beach Blvd. and Foster Dr. (near the large JHS sign).

No early birds please.

We can’t wait to see you there!

It’s time for the Fall MEGA Adoption Event! Join JHS and a dozen other rescue groups from across the region this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds. Hundreds of dogs, cats, kittens, and puppies will be available and you’ll be able to adopt a new best friend for only $20. All pets will be spayed/neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated.

Thank you to Petco Foundation and BOBS from Skechers for making this event possible. For additional event information, click here or check out the event page on Facebook.

Dates: Friday, 10/4/19 – Sunday, 10/6/19
Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. all three days
Address: Jacksonville Fairgrounds, 510 Fairground Place, Jacksonville, FL 32202