The Wake County Animal Center is an open-admission animal shelter operated by Wake County. We receive all stray, abandoned & surrendered pets in Wake County. We work in partnership with fosters, volunteers and local rescues, to treat and rehome thousands of homeless animals every year. Learn more. Please note: We cannot allow owned dogs to come to the Animal Center to do "meet and greets" with adoptable dogs.
Thank you for your understanding! Thank you for your interest in adopting a kitten! Some kittens that are on stray hold are too young or too small to be placed on our adoption floor; therefore, they are not available to be met by the public until they are old enough, and weigh enough, to be spayed or neutered. Any available kittens that are of age and weight will be on our adoption floor! So please come meet those kittens! 820 Beacon Lake Drive, Raleigh – view directions | 919-212-PETS (7387) | Open Daily: Noon–6 p.
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Do you want to have a pet of your own to share good times with in our community? If you think you have what it takes to “be cool,” then come to the Wake County Animal Center or visit one of our rescue partners to find a pet that best suits you, your home, your family and your lifestyle. Adopt a shelter pet, and be cool by making your pet part of your every day life. It’s cool to have a pet in Wake County – but even more cool to have a shelter pet! Please note: We cannot allow owned dogs to come to the Animal Center to do "meet and greets" with adoptable dogs.
Thank you for your understanding! The adoption gallery does not include all animals available for adoption, including pets on a stray hold. Please visit the shelter to view all animals available for adoption. If you are looking for a lost pet, please check the lost and found section. IMPORTANTAnimals are adopted on a first-come, first-served basis. All animals must be met, in person, prior to a deposit being placed on the animal.
No deposits will be placed over the phone. Location:820 Beacon Lake Road,Raleigh, NC 27610 [driving directions] Phone:919-212-PETS (7387) Open seven days a week!Noon to 6 p.m. Adoption FeesView details on location & hours of operationWake County Pet Friendly Housing Guide This year, approximately 8,600 lost, abandoned and surrendered cats and kittens will be delivered to the Wake County Animal Center.
Be cool! Here is a list of a few things you should consider before adopting a new pet. *If you have other pets at home, it is important for them to be current on all their vaccinations. These will help protect them against any illness your new pet may have that was not apparent at the time of adoption. If you have other pets at home, will they get along with a new pet? If in an apartment, are you allowed to have a pet in your home? Check the Housing Guide to the right for a complete listing.
Are you aware of your local animal control laws? Some communities have strict leash laws and limit the number of pets you may own. Some communities require licenses for pets. Be informed. Is anyone in your household allergic to animals? If so, how will you handle this? Have you thought about how an animal may affect your lifestyle? If your lifestyle changes, what will you do with your pet? Be sure to select an animal that fits your schedule and exercise routine.
Be aware of the time needed to care for a pet. Have you considered adoption of an older pet? Some older pets are more suitable, calmer and may be housebroken. Do you have supplies for a new pet? Can you make a financial commitment to a new pet for the next 10–20 years? Are you willing to make an emotional commitment to a new pet? Will the pet be a member of the family? Do you have a veterinarian? If not, you will need to choose one to provide future medical care for your new pet.