Gilchrist County Animal Services 

Check out our Adoptable Animals and Shelter Information for the
Gilchrist County Animal Services


 Gilchrist County Animal Shelter

1799 NW 10th Street
Bell, FL 32619
Shelter: 352-463-4084
Shelter Fax: 352-463-3102

Shelter Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday and Sunday
By appointment 
(Pending Emergency Calls)


In the case of a TRUE emergency outside of regular business hours please 
contact the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Department
by calling 911


Animal Control Officer

Ericka Hudson
352-463-4084 Shelter 352-463-3102 Shelter fax

Animal Control Officer

PK Fischer
352-463-4084 Shelter 352-463-3102 Shelter Fax

Click here to view the
Gilchrist County Animal Control Ordinance
**See Chapter 14**

If you are interested in Animal Adoption
Gilchrist County Animal Services has the right pet for you. 
We strive to adopt all eligible animals to loving homes. 
At this time our fee for adoption is $90.00. 

Please call us or stop by during shelter hours
Monday - Friday, 8am-4pm.


If your animal is picked up as a stray by Animal Services the
Impound Fees are as follows:

1st Impoundment: $40.00
2nd Impoundment: $75.00
3rd Impoundment: $100.00
Impound Fees will be charged plus $8.00/day
for animal maintenance


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