Grand opening to be held Jan. 26
DEFUNIAK SPRINGS – The Walton County Board of County Commissioners is proud to announce that the Walton County Animal Shelter was opened for use on January 4. The state of the art facility is located at 365 Triple G Road in DeFuniak Springs.
According to Commissioner Kenneth Pridgen in whose district the shelter is located, “This has been a long process and we are glad to have it finished.” Construction of the building was begun in October 2008 after a long site selection process.
The hours of public operation for the facility are:
Mon., Tues. – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wed. – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Thu., Fri. – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sat. – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Sun. – CLOSED
Animal Services Manager Lois Marlow says “we are looking forward to implementing a spay/neuter program, and providing quality animal adoption services to the people of Walton County.” The telephone number at the shelter is (850)892-8758. Animals in care at the shelter may viewed by visiting our website at www.co.walton.fl.us, and selecting “Animal Control and Pet Services” from the Residents menu.
A grand opening for the public will be held at the facility on Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 1:00 pm.