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Tappahannock/Essex County Animal Shelter

540 Airport Road
Tappahannock, VA 22560

Our Mission

We are proud professionals serving the people and animals of the Town of Tappahannock and Essex County, Virginia. Animal Care and Control assumes a unique position in the community. We must combine the activities of law enforcement, protecting citizens and their interests, public health responsibilities, protecting citizens from the dangers and diseases of animals, education and animal welfare.

Adoption Policy

TECAS does not do same day adoptions. Your application is reviewed for adoption, and we will return a telephone call to the applicant usually within 72 hours to let you know if you have been approved or denied.

  • day hours
    Monday Closed
    Tuesday Closed
    Wednesday 11 am to 4 pm
    Thursday 11 am to 4 pm
    Friday 11 am to 4 pm
    Saturday 11 am to 4 pm
    Sunday 11 am to 4 pm

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