Alachua Animal Services to lift quarantine Saturday

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - According to Director Ed Williams, Alachua County Animal Services are set to lift their 2-week canine distemper quarantine on Saturday, June 8, as long as no new cases are discovered.

The shelter went into quarantine after several dogs were discovered to have the disease back in May, causing them to have to put down 6 dogs.

Williams says that the facility will available to adopt out dogs again and take surrenders starting Saturday.

If another case is discovered, however, they will need to be placed on another 2 week quarantine.