Pet Boarding Fees


Contact Information

Kelsey Eberle
Animal Control Officer

1460 Shetter Avenue
Jacksonville Beach, Fl. 32250

Ph:  (904) 247-6167
Fax: (904) 247-6178

Contact Us

Business Hours:

By Appointment Only

Neptune Beach Animal Control

Atlantic Beach Animal Control

Jacksonville Animal Control

St Johns County Animal Control

Florida Fish and Wildlife, FWC

City Animal Ordinances

Paw Park

Donations Needed!

If an unlicensed pet is picked up it will be taken to the Jacksonville Beach Animal Control Building and housed in a special pet area for up tp three days. Upon arrival pets will be given food, water and weather appropriate comforts. Unlicensed pets are held for three (3) days and are then transferred to the Jacksonville Animal Care and Protective Services.  Any licensed dog or cat committing a nuisance or found running at large shall be picked up by the city or the designated authorized agent of the city and placed in a shelter for a period not to exceed seven (7) days. After seven days licensed animals will be transferred to the Jacksonville Animal Care and Protective Services.

Owners are required to pay all fees and fines associated with pets before they can be released home.

Payments of violations

Payment for fines and boarding can be made at Police Records.

Picking up your pet

To pick up your pet you must present the following to the Animal Control Officer:

  • State Id with current address.
  • Current rabies vaccination record.
  • Receipts of payment for all fines, citations, and boarding costs.
  • Jacksonville Beach tags.
  • Collar or harness and lead.
Fines and Boarding Fees
Violation Fine
No current rabies vaccinations $50.00
No leash / Owner not in control of leash $50.00
Failed to remove pet droppings $50.00
No tags / Failed to register $50.00
Pet running at large $50.00
City Boarding per day $5.00 - Charged on arrival
Impound $20.00    1st offense
$30.00    2nd offense
$50.00    3nd offense

Boarding under quarantine                          1st 10 days of quarantine            Additional fines for violations may apply


* Not all fines and fees are listed. Not all fines and fees are listed. Additional payments may be required such as veterinary services, county and state fines, or shelter transfers.

Boarding under quarantine

The circumstances of your case may require your pet to be placed under quarantine. When this happens your pet will be held for 10 days or longer depending on your case.

Pet visitation is by appointment only and prior approval must be given by the ACO. You are welcome to leave your own food and special needs for your pet such as a blanket, bedding or toy. The fine amounts cannot be adjusted for items you provide your pet.

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