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Norfolk Animal Care Center

5585 Sabre Road
Norfolk, VA 23502

Adoption Policy

NACC is the city’s animal sheltering facility. Our shelter is open-admission, providing a safe haven for animals from the City of Norfolk.

On average, the Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center cares for 400 to 600 animals each month, and over 5,000 animals each year.

Administrative hours:
8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. daily

Shelter hours:
Mon 2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tues 2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Wed 2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Thurs 2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Fri 2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Sat 12:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Sun 12:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

757-441-5505 or email

After hours, call Police Non-Emergency Dispatch at 757-664-7387.

Animals for Adoption
We strive to make the best possible matches between the adopter and their new companion.

  • day hours
    Monday Closed for adoptions, open for other business
    Tuesday 2:00pm-4:30pm, Appointments only
    Wednesday 2:00pm-4:30pm, Appointments only
    Thursday Closed for adoptions, open for other business
    Friday 2:00pm-4:30pm, Appointments only
    Saturday 12:00pm-4:30pm
    Sunday 12:00pm-4:30pm
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