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Valley River Humane Society

7450 US 19
Marble, NC 28905

Our Mission

The Valley River Humane Society has been in existence for 50 years and operates a dog and cat shelter in Marble, North Carolina, located at 7450 US19.  You can contact us by phone at (828) 837-2304 or by email at  To learn more about us, please visit our web page at  Our operating hours for the public are from 11 AM to 4 PM, Tuesday through Saturday.  The Shelter is supported by public donations, revenue raised through the Valley River Humane Society Thrift Store, and stray and owner-surrender animal contracts with several NC counties.  We serve Cherokee, Clay, and Graham Counties.  We do not do animal control.

VRHS intakes about 1700 dogs and cats a year and tries to euthanize only those that are seriously ill or injured or too aggressive to adopt out.  Our dogs are fed twice daily, the indoor kennels are cleaned twice daily and the dogs go outside every day,

Adoption Policy

Please visit us at 7450 US Hwy 19 in Marble, NC.  Public hours are 11 AM to 4 PM Tuesday through Saturday.

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