ACPS FOSTER APPOINTMENTS

VACCINE CLINIC HOURS:
Tuesday: 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
Thursday: 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-1:00 pm

To schedule a Surgery Drop Off- Please call or email the foster office.

Foster animals under the age of 18 weeks must be seen by the foster office for preventative care EVERY TWO WEEKS during posted vaccine clinic hours.

Adult cats and dogs must be seen MONTHLY to receive flea/heartworm preventative.

Preventative care is administered during vaccine clinic hours ONLY.

Service during vaccine clinic hours is limited to obtaining an updated weight, vaccine/boosters, dewormer, microchip implantation and flea/heartworm preventative only.

Due to the high volume of animals in foster care at any given time and our daily schedule of appointments and unforeseen emergencies, we are NOT able to see walk-ins for preventative care outside of posted vaccine clinic hours.

If scheduling an appointment before 12pm on Tuesday-Friday, pets are to be brought to our intake entrance.

MONDAY APPOINTMENTS The shelter is closed to the public on Mondays however foster office is still open and medical staff is here. Appointments on Monday must call the foster office to gain entry to the building!

QUESTIONS? Email: acpsfosters@coj.net; Office: (904) 255-7388

UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTION ("COLD")

If your foster pet has clinical symptoms consistent with a simple cold that are non-emergent such as eye/nasal discharge, congestion and/or sneezing, please select the Upper Respiratory Infection (“cold”) service.

Duration: 1 hour

ILLNESS / INJURY / RECHECK

Please do NOT use this service to schedule an appointment for two week check-ups (“preventative care”). Please refer to the 2021 Foster Protocol - Preventative care is offered during vaccine clinic hours ONLY. Please contact the foster office at acpsfosters@coj.net with any questions. Thank You!

If your foster pet is ill (eg, chronic diarrhea or constipation, difficulty urinating, fever, vomiting, loss of appetite, weight loss, lethargy, etc.) -or- has sustained an injury -or- you need to schedule a recheck for a previously diagnosed condition, please select the Illness/Injury/Recheck service.

If this is an emergency, you can email ACPSFosters@coj.net, call/text (904) 718-5316 or come directly to the shelter during our normal operating hours of Tues-Sat, 10am-6pm.

Please do NOT schedule an appointment for a cast/splint change or a repeat x-ray. Please contact the foster office at acpsfosters@coj.net for further direction for these services.

Duration: 1 hour

SKIN ISSUES (eg: Ringworm)

If your foster pet has suspicious patches of hair loss, scabs, excessive itching (etc) or you need to schedule a recheck for previously diagnosed RINGWORM, please select the Skin Issues service.

[If your foster(s) has been previously diagnosed with lice or scabies, please select the Lice or Scabies Treatment service.]

Duration: 1 hour

LICE OR SCABIES TREATMENT

This service is NOT for RINGWORM treatment. Please select the Skin Issues service for a ringworm recheck.

If your foster(s) has been previously diagnosed with lice or scabies, please select the Lice or Scabies Treatment service for the 2nd and 3rd doses of medication required per the treatment protocol.

Duration: 30 minutes

EAR ISSUES

If your foster pet is shaking it’s head and/or scratching at it’s ears, has odor/discharge from the ears -or- you need to schedule a recheck for a previously diagnosed ear issue (eg, ear mites, ear infection, etc.), please select the Ear Issues service.
Please DO NOT clean your foster pet(s) ears prior to your appointment to be seen. Cleaning the ears may skew the cytology results and ultimate diagnosis.

Duration: 1 hour

EYE ISSUES

If your foster pet has a cloudy eye(s), suspected adhesion/ulceration -or- has previously been diagnosed with an adhesion or ulceration, please select the Eye Issues service.

Duration: 1 hour

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