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Gloucester Animal Control Outreach Program

P.O. Box 385 (Mailing)
6584 Beehive Drive (Physical)
Gloucester, VA 23061

Our Mission

Our Special Rescued Outreach Dogs are also on Facebook, find them at  previously known as Animal Control Outreach Rescue Network (ACORN).

To view animals sponsored by the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society, please visit the website at and hover over the tab 'Adopt - See Our Animals'  and a dropdown menu will let you select a location where animals are housed waiting for adoption.

The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society Outreach Program works with Gloucester County Animal Control (GCAC) to find homes for dogs who come to the GCAC facility and are not claimed by an owner.

You can meet dogs located at GCAC facility by contacting an ART volunteer at An appointment to visit the GCAC shelter will then be made for you.

Adoption Policy

All adoptions for the Outreach Shelter are conducted by the Gloucester Mathews Middlesex Animal Shelter on Jackson Lane in Gloucester, VA  23061. The adoption application is available on the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society website at .  We will also gladly mail you an application or you can pick one up at the Gloucester-Mathews-Middlesex Animal Shelter.  Once you complete the application, fax it to the GMHS at 804-693-2009, or mail it to GMHS P.O. Box 385, Gloucester Virginia 23061, or drop it off at the shelter.   Applications are normally processed within 2 to 3 days. 

The GCAC animal shelter is located at 6584 Beehive Drive in Gloucester, VA 23061.  If you are looking for a lost pet and an officer is not present at the shelter, contact the dispatcher at 804.693.5290.  If you want to visit a dog you've seen on Petfinder or FB for a possible adopti

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