GUILFORD COUNTY IS UNDER A STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION EFFECTIVE October 11, 2018.  Citizens are ENCOURAGED to stay off the roadways during the impact and post-impact timeframes of the storm if reasonably possible, to limit travel as to not interfere with the efforts of emergency responders and repair crews. Citizens should not enter flooded areas including flooded roadways and structures.

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Welcome to the Guilford County Animal Shelter. We are committed to caring for the lives of all the lost, abandoned, and surrendered animals in Guilford County.

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Shelter Statistics

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Animals Adopted Last Month

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Transfer to Rescue Last Month

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Adoption Hours of Operation

  • Sunday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Monday: 12:00pm-6:00pm
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 12:00pm-6:00pm
  • Thursday: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Friday: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Saturday: 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Redemption and Surrender Hours of Operation

  • Sunday: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Monday: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Friday: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 12:00pm – 5:00pm