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Escambia County Animal Welfare Offering Free Adoptions Now Through Oct. 31

Published Sep 30, 2022

From now until Oct. 31, the Escambia County Department of Animal Welfare will offer free adoptions for all animals currently housed at the Animal Welfare and Adoption Center. Licensing fees will also be waived during this time. Adoption fees include spay or neutering services, microchips, heartworm tests and initial vaccinations including rabies vaccinations. Visit to see a full list of adoptable pets at the Animal Welfare and Adoption Center.

"We are excited to offer free adoptions at the Animal Welfare and Adoption Center," said Animal Welfare Director John Robinson. "We have so many animals that are ready to find their forever homes. Whether you want a dog, cat or both, we have the perfect pet for you."

The Escambia County Animal Welfare and Adoption Center, located at 200 W. Fairfield Drive, is open Monday-Friday from 12-5 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Follow the center on Facebook to learn more about adoption events, featured pets and more. To learn more about becoming a foster or volunteer, visit

Take a look below at some of the dogs available for adoption today:

Gotti Glade

Gotti Glade: 10 year-old male (A265004)

Ms. Banks

Ms. Banks: 4 year-old female (A285020)

Sammie Lou

Sammie Lou: 3 year-old female (A298418)


Buddy: 1 year-old male (A307904)

Melinda Jo

Melinda Jo: 2 year-old male (A309446)

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