Division of Animal Control
St. Johns County Houses Mini Mobile Animal Response Equipment Units – We're pleased to partner with the Florida Department of Agriculture to house one of the State Agricultural Response Team Mini Mobile Animal Response Equipment (MARE) Units. The Mini-MARE Unit is an enclosed trailer that contains bowls, small animal crates of various sizes, and a canopy shelter. This resource will be used by Animal Control to establish pet friendly sheltering operations during emergencies. Mini-MARE Unit
Yappy Hour at Creekside Dinery! Join The Friends of St. Johns County Pet Center on Friday, September 26, 5-7pm, at Creekside Dinery for a fun and festive social to benefit our local homeless shelter animals. Bring your favorite pet photo to enter a grand prize drawing. Yappy Hour Flyer.
2 for 1 Cats – The Pet Center is overflowing with cats and offering 2-Furs! Male cats are $20, females are $30, which includes spay, neuter and all shots. All cats are leukemina tested. The Pet Center is open Tues-Friday, 9am-4:30pm and Saturday 9am-4pm. For more information, call (904) 209-6190. 2 for 1 Cats.
Adopt at the Nocatee Farmers Market – Some of our great pets will be there every 3rd Saturday of the month. Visit the Friends of the St. Johns County Pet Center booth to find your new forever friend!
Friends of the Pet Center is a non-profit organization that supports the St Johns County Pet Adoption & Holding Center and it's animals in our community. Find out how you can help too by visiting www.facebook.com/fosjcpc
How you can Help – Many pets find their way to the Pet Center and our goal is to make them as comfortable and stress free as possible while we help them find their forever homes. Find out how you can help.
Looking for your new BFF? Meet our featured Pets of the Week!
Have a concern or request for Animal Control? Submit and track it online with P.R.I.D.E.
Looking for doggie parks? Look no more! County Parks.
Hours of Operation
Pet Center Hours: Open Tuesday through Friday: 9:00am to 4:30pm, and Saturday: 9:00am to 4:00pm.
Monday: Closed to the public except for scheduled appointments to claim lost pets. No drop offs. Sunday: Closed.
Field Operations: Saturday and Sunday: available 9:00am to 5:30pm, Monday, Thursday & Friday: available 8:00am to 9:30pm, Tuesday & Wednesday: available 8:00am to 4:30pm.
Field Services & Pet Center
The Officers of Animal Control are in the field 5 days a week. They respond to various concerns from setting cat traps, looking for stray dogs / cats, to checking on the welfare of animals. We also have an Officer on call (Emergencies Only) 7 nights a week, from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. (904) 209-0746.
The Division of Animal Control has 5 full time Animal Control Officers on staff at this time. Our Animal Control Officers are here to protect both the citizens and the pets of St. Johns County. They do this by enforcing the laws established by our County; laws that were established to safeguard both our citizens and their pets.
Our Pet Center has an excellent staff that feeds, waters, cleans, and medicates the animals in our care. We have 2 veterinary technicians that process every animal that comes through our door. The animals are looked over thoroughly, scanned for microchips, and given needed medications.
The Pet Center has a wide variety of dogs and cats that are looking for a loving home. We encourage you to bring your family and your “furry” family members to interact and ensure a good fit. Please come visit us soon!