Wake County Animal Adoption Center is a government run Animal Shelter. Our animal shelter not only houses stray and quarantine animals; we provide clinics, offer classes and promote responsible pet ownership. We require mandatory sterilization of all our adopted animals.
Adopting a Friend
Our shelter adoption hours are 12 p.m - 6 p.m. 7 days a week.
Our reclaim hours are 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Dog $45.00 plus $50 sterilization fee if necessary
Cat $15.00 plus $30 sterilization fee if necessary
*1st set of Feline/Canine Shots, general deworming, Microchip and Topical tick and flea application included with all adoptions.
Mandatory Sterilizaton is required.
Minimum adoption age is 18 years old.
Volunteering and Donations
We are always in need of both volunteers and donations. Donations may be in the form of dog/puppy, cat/kitten dry or canned food, cat litter and leashes, collars, towels and blankets and monetary. Please feel free to call our volunteer coordinator at 919-250-3180.
Foster caregivers are also welcome. Please feel free to contact Joanne Duda at 919-250-4474 for mare information about becoming a foster care giver.
Come Visit Us!
The Animal Center is located off Corporation Parkway in Raleigh, at the corner of Commerce Drive and Beacon Lake Road. Take the 64 East New Bern Avenue/Rocky Mount Exit. Take a right at the second stop light and follow the brown Wake County Animal Control signs.
Be sure to visit our website: www.wakegov.com/pets