The animal shelter is open to the public Monday thru Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm and by appointment only on Saturdays from 8am to 12pm (Approval for Saturday appointment must be made before Friday evening with shelter staff).  The animal shelter will be closed on Sundays and county holidays.

For further information please visit the Animal Control Website.

Other helpful links:


Ashe County Ordinances
- Chapter 90 of the Ashe County Code of Ordinances will provide you with all Ordinances pertaining to animals in Ashe County.

Pet Finder - A great way to search for adoptable pet near your area.

Ashe County Humane Society - The Ashe County Humane Society works to promote the welfare of companion animals in the community through programs and strategies aimed at improving responsible pet ownership and reducing the pet population.