Under the direction of the Sheriff's Office, the Division of Animal Control oversees the enforcement of County ordinances and laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia pertaining to the control of domesticated animals and the operation of the C. C. Porter Animal Shelter.
Adopting a friend
Adoption fees are $15 for cats and $25 for dogs. A $50 refundable fee is required for all unsterilized animals. Fee is refunded within 45 days of receipt of sterilization agreement signed by a veterinarian. We adopt to Washington County Va. and the surrounding counties of Russell, Scott, Smyth, Grayson and the city of Bristol, VA. We Do Not adopt out of state.
Come Visit Us!
From I-81, take Exit 19 towards Damascus. At the red light (intersection of U.S. Routes 58 and 11), go straight one mile to the flashing caution lights (intersection of U.S. Route 58 and Watagua Road). Turn left onto Watagua Road, following until the road forks (Honey Locust Road). Bear right on Honey Locust Road, the C.C. Porter Animal Shelter is aproximately one-half mile on the left at the old County landfill (Porter Lane). (Green state road markers are located at the caution lights on U.S. Route 58.)
Washington County Sheriff's Office
Division Of Animal Control Wash.Co.Va C.C. Porter Animal Shelter
27252 Porter Lane
Abingdon Virginia 24211
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