Bedford County Animal Shelter
Summer is here and with it comes the warm weather, fleas and ticks, please see your vet for flea and tick prevention, there are many diseases that these little creatures carry which can cause your pets health to be in danger, also be sure that your animal has plenty of shelter from the outside elements, if your animal is outside make sure they have pleanty of shade and try to keep their water cool . Many puppies and kittens are born this time of year! To prevent these babies from being homeless and ending up in animal shelters please spay or neuter your pet!
We are going through some changes at the shelter. During this time this website many not be up to date. If you are interested in adopting an animal please come by and take a look. Due to the high volule of intakes WE ARE NOT able handle calls about what animals are available for adoption. If you are missing an animal please come by and fill out a lost report and bring a picture if you have one.
"An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great launguage" ~Martin Buber~ " Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eys!" ~Unknown.
"The purity of a person's heart can be quickly measured by how the regard animals!"
If you are thinking about adding an addition to your family in the form of a dog or cat, please look into ADOPTION first. We have several dogs & cats of all sizes & breeds just waiting to find their forever home. I'm sure we could find the perfect fit for your home!
The Bedford County Animal Shelter is seeking HELP from rescue organizations to place animals in loving homes. PLEASE join us!
We ask that any rescue organizations interested in helping us place homeless animals to please provide documentation that their organization is lawful and ethical. Also volunteers are needed to help care for the animals. If interested please call us at 540-586-7690 or fax your information to 540-586-0714. Your help is desperately needed.
Adopting a friend
It is the law to have your pet vaccinated for rabies and to obtain a dog license, to obtain a dog license you will need to take your rabies vaccination certificate to your local treasure office.
Please come by and visit us if you have LOST a pet or are interested in ADOPTING a pet, not all lost and adoptable pets are posted on petfinders due to time and animal behavior issues.
Bedford County Animal Shelter has a $60 adoption fee for dogs and a $40 adoption fee for cats. This fee will go toward having your dog or cat spayed or neutered when you use one of the county's Participating vets. We require that you have your pet spayed or Neutered within thirty (30) days, and that you have it vet checked and vaccinated for rabies within ten (10) days and purchase city or county dog tags. Thats all you have to do to have a great companion.
Come Visit Us!
Please understand we will not allow anyone other then staff in the facilty before we open
Operational OPEN Hours:
Tuesday & Friday 2:00-7:00
Wednesday & Thursday 12:00-5:00
Saturday 10:00-2:00 Sunday & Monday CLOSED hours.
Bedford County Animal Shelter
1307 Falling Creek Rd
Bedford, VA 24523
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