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Causes: Animal Protection & Welfare, Animals

Mission: The jacksonville humane society provides care, comfort and compassion to animals in need while engaging the hearts, hands and minds of our community to bring about an end to the killing of abandoned and orphaned shelter animals.

Programs: Shelter servicesin 2014, the jacksonville humane society found homes for nearly 5,000 cats and dogs. We also saved more than 2,000 underage kittens & puppies through our kitten university and foster programs, spayed/neutered over 2,000 pets to prevent future homeless pet populations and educated over 5,000 youth and adults. We introduced our pet safety net program to help keep animals out of the shelter and hired a full-time behavior staff to help us provide an enriching temporary home for our pets. In 2014, jhs along with it's partners was able to reach no kill status for our community making jacksonville the largest city in the united states to do so. Jhs is also proud to announce that we achieved a 4 star rating from charity navigator - the highest rating possible.

in 2014, the jhs animal hospital provided more than 25,000 animals with low cost veterinary care. The hospital also provided more than 2,000 low cost spay/neuter surgeries and provided free spay/neuter surgeries, thanks to grant funding, for more than 300 animals under 6 months of age and for residents of the 32216 zip code. Additionally, the hospital offered charitable medical care to more than 300 families who could otherwise not afford medical treatment for their animals.

jhs shelter medical staff provide medical care for the more than 6,000 animals we cared for in 2014. This care includes:spay/neuter surgery, microchipping, vaccinations and more specialized care like orthopedic surgeries, amputation, andemergency care.

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Rating: 5

The Jacksonville Humane Society fight tirelessly every single day to save lives. They adopt thousands of dogs and cats each year, many of whom would have died due to a lack of shelter space. You see, they pull from a local city shelter, which frequently gets overrun with dogs and cats due to either strays or owner surrenders. When looking to adopt your next pet in Northeast, FL - look to JHS.