Cold Noses, The Times-Union’s weekly pet column, features dogs and cats available for adoption at area government-run animal shelters.
Some shelters are operating with limitations because of the coronavirus pandemic. Contact individual shelters for more information.
• St. Johns County Pet Center is at 130 N. Stratton Road, St. Augustine. Call (904) 209-6190. To view available animals, go to co.st-johns.fl.us/animalcontrol/petcenter.aspx. Friends of the St. Johns County Center group has shelter cats available for adoption Saturdays at Pet Smart, 1779 S. U.S. 1 in St. Augustine, facebook.com/fosjcpc.
India is a 2-year-old female Labrador mix dog (ID No. 61134). She is friendly, a little goofy and well-behaved.
Jazzy is a 2-year-old female domestic medium-hair cat (ID No. 61161). She is sweet, gentle, trusting and loving. She likes to explore and look out windows and enjoys being held and petted.
• Putnam County Animal Services, 174 County Landfill Road, Palatka. Call (386) 329-0396 option #1. To view available animals, go to bit.ly/2EKoICq or bit.ly/34NqoGB.
Sister 4 is a 1½-year-old female mixed-breed dog (ID number unavailable). She arrived with three sisters who have since been adopted. Shy but friendly, she is building confidence. She walks well on a leash and likes to meet other dogs.
Prissy is a 3-year-old female mixed-breed dog (ID number unavailable). She is friendly, playful and loves food and following a routine. She also doesn’t mind being dressed up in costumes. But she should be a household’s only dog.
• Clay County Animal Services, 3984 W. Florida 16, Green Cove Springs. Call (904) 269-6342 or email [email protected] To view available animals, go to claycountygov.com/community/animal-services or facebook.com/ClayCtyAnimals.
Chip is a 2-year-old male mixed-breed dog (ID No. A-927). Shelter staff call him an all-around awesome dog. He is house- and crate-trained, knows basic commands and gets along with other dogs.
Earl is a 3-year-old male domestic longhair cat (ID No. A1020). He knows he’s handsome but is sweet and loving and adores people. He is trained to use a litter box.
• Jacksonville Animal Care and Protective Services is at 2020 Forest St. Call (904) 630-2489 or email [email protected] To view available animals, go to coj.net/pets or facebook.com/jaxanimalcare. Adoption fees will be waived 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; a city license fee may apply.
Lady Buggz is a 2-year-old, 65-pound female mixed-breed dog (ID No. A1311948). She is sweet and fearless. Her favorite activity is running free outdoors and she loves playing fetch.
Steph is a 1½-year-old, 7-pound female tabby-colored domestic shorthair cat (ID No. A1312659). …….