*** We will be closed Monday, July 4th and Tuesday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day. We will reopen for normal business hours on Wednesday, July 6th. ***


We are open for adoptions Tuesday - Friday from 12:00pm to 4:30pm and Saturday from 10:30am - 3:00pm. To view all adoptable animals and to begin the application process, please visit Animals | Onslow County, NC (onslowcountync.gov)  Appointments for adoption are strongly recommended. Rabies clinic appointments are available Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. To schedule an appointment for adoption, or to schedule a rabies vaccination, please call 910-937-1164. If you wish to reclaim a lost pet, schedule a stray drop-off or have any other questions, shelter staff will be happy to help. Please call 910-937-1164, Tuesday - Saturday for assistance. 

For all Animal Control requests, please call 910-455-0182 and select option 1.

Please click here to view our monthly reports

The Animal Advisory Board meets at 6:30pm the second Monday of every other month, starting in February. Meetings are held at the Animal Services building located at 244 Georgetown Road. The public is welcome to attend. Please see our calendar below for details. 

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To view all adoptable animals, and to begin the application process, please visit  https://www.onslowcountync.gov/186/Animals for our adoptable animals albums. The albums are live, updated in real time and reflect all animals currently available for adoption. 

Adoption hours are 12:00-4:30pm, Tuesday - Friday and 10:30-3:30pm Saturdays. Please call 910-937-1164 after 8:00am Tuesday - Friday and after 10:00am Saturday to schedule an appointment. 

All dogs: $140: Adoptions include core vaccinations, basic dewormer, 30-day flea & tick prevention, heartworm test, spay/neuter & microchip.

All cats: $100 - Adoptions include core vaccinations, basic dewormer, 30-day flea & tick prevention, spay/neuter & microchip.

Appointments are encouraged!  We are located at 244 Georgetown Road, Jacksonville. Please call 910-937-1164 to schedule an appointment. 





***IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM THE ONSLOW COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT***

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