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Adopt a Pet 

View adoptable pets on PetFinder and on our Animal Services Facebook and Instagram pages. If you see a pet you would like to meet, call 804-748-1683 to schedule an appointment.

Items to Bring When Adopting

Items to bring with you when you come to the shelter:

  • A current Virginia driver’s license or picture identification with current address.
  • Cash, check and all major debit/credit cards accepted. 

Adoption Fees

The $60 adoption fee covers:

  • Spay/neuter surgery
  • Age-appropriate preventative vaccinations
  • FELV/FIV testing for cats
  • Heartworm testing for dogs
  • Microchips 
  • Rabies vaccine for dogs and cats over four months of age

Special Programs

Adoption Program for Seniors: People who are 62 years of age or older can adopt dogs or cats for a reduced fee of $10. Program participants must produce valid identification.

Adoption Program for Pets with Special Needs: Dogs and cats that have special needs due to age or treatable health issues can be adopted for a reduced fee of $10.

Lost and Found Pets

We understand that losing a dog or cat is a very upsetting and stressful experience. The Animal Shelter staff wants to help reunite you with your pet as soon as possible.

If your dog or cat is lost:

  • Submit a Lost Pet Report
  • Call the shelter for assistance.
  • Post signs in your area in the event someone has found your pet
  • Post your missing pet on various local Lost and Found pet Facebook pages

If you find a dog or cat:

  • Submit a Found Pet Report
  • Call the shelter for assistance
  • Post signs in your area in the event someone near you may be looking for their pet
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