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Harnett County,
North Carolina

Animal Services 

Welcome to Animal Services

The County of Harnett Animal Services mission is to protect the health and safety of citizens, advocate animal protection / welfare and promote the humane treatment of all animals.

Animal Services has two separate but equal divisions that work together to carry out our mission.

Animal control efforts are concentrated on rabies control and public safety through enforcement of the County’s Animal Control Ordinance, capture of non-immunized dogs and cats, and gaining control of roaming livestock. If you are in need of an animal pick up, or have an animal complaint please call 910-893-0800.

The Animal Shelter's efforts are concentrated on the special love and attention to safety, well-being and health of animals in the shelter’s care. Additionally, the Animal Shelter oversees vaccinations, adoptions, volunteer program, public events and reuniting lost pets.

The Animal Shelter's motto is: Care they need, Love they deserve, CHEWS TO ADOPT!!!

Please help us with these efforts by adopting, donating and volunteering! For more information about these please call 910-814-2952.


Current Animal Services Operating Hours are 8am - 5 pm.

Shelter is open for Public Adoptions & Drop Offs on: (Drop offs subject to availability of space -- Best practice is to call shelter before dropping off)
Mon, Tues, Th & Fri: 1 pm - 4 pm

Shelter is open for Public Adoptions Only on:
Saturday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

1 Year Rabies Vaccination Given by appointment only! Mon, Tues, Th & Fri: 11 am - 11:45 am

We also offer rabies clinics through out the year. Call for more information.

All of our gorgeous babies are waiting for you!! Please check out our adoptable animals!

Protect your pet. ShelterCare Pet Insurance Programs

Important Announcements
Animal Shelter Not Accepting Cats

The Animal Shelter is not accepting cats, the shelter is at capacity with cats at this time. Check back for updates of when the shelter will be able to accept cats again, or you can call and ask to be put on our waiting list. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

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