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Rutherford County Animal Control Facility and Operations
If you are interested in adopting an animal from the Animal Control Facility you will need to come by and select an animal. After choosing the animal, you must fill out the adoption contract stating that you will take the animal to the veterinarian of your choice. The cost of the adoption is $80.00 for all unaltered dogs and cats. The cost includes your Wellness exam at the veterinarian's office, first rabies vaccine, first parvo/distemper vaccine, and the spay or neuter of the animal. The adoption fee for an altered animal is $20.
Hours of Operation for the Animal Control Facility
Monday - Friday: 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. for adoptions, intake and return to owners
Saturday: 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
Closed on Sundays and on all major holidays.
Monday - Wednesday: 12:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Closed on Thursdays
Fridays: 12:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Saturdays: 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
One year Rabies Vaccine Vouchers will be available for $15.00
PLEASE if you need assistance on the animals that are in the Animal Control Facility or the ones we have for adoption call the Community Pet Center volunteer office at (828) 287-7738 after 12:00 P.M.
"Be a part of our Vision"
Please click on the link below to view pets available for adoption
"Animal Control and Community Animal Statistics"
Community Pet Center
Maddie's Fund Grant Information