Find Columbus Mississippi animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies. Animal shelters provide information on adopting dogs, cats, and pets, animal care and rescue, and animal control.
Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society 50 Airline Road Columbus MS 39702 662-327-3107
Cedar Hill Animal Sanctuary 84 Sanctuary Loop Caledonia MS 39740 11.9 miles from Columbus 662-356-6636
West Point - Clay County Animal Shelter 1212 Old Tibbee Road West Point MS 39773 14.7 miles from Columbus 662-524-4430
Mississippi State Animal Control 200 STONE Blvd Mississippi State MS 39762 22.4 miles from Columbus 662-325-3014
Starkville Animal Control N Washington Starkville MS 39759 23.4 miles from Columbus 662-323-4134
Lamar County Humane Society PO Box 534 Vernon AL 35592 24.4 miles from Columbus 205-695-6631
Oktibbeha County Humane Society - Starkville Animal Shelter 510 Industrial Park Road Starkville MS 39759 25.0 miles from Columbus 662-338-9093
Home Again Rescue PO Box 33 Belk AL 35545 29.6 miles from Columbus 205-932-2888
Amory Humane Society 1317 Old Highway 6 Amory MS 38821 34.4 miles from Columbus 662-256-7566
Animal Outreach of Fayette County 83 County Road 140 Fayette AL 35555 36.2 miles from Columbus 205-932-9205
Red Gate Farm Rescue, Inc 17981 Crawford Road Gordo AL 35466 36.8 miles from Columbus 205-333-1365
Louisville Animal Control 110 Thompson Street Louisville MS 39339 45.9 miles from Columbus 662-773-4320
Choctaw County Animal Shelter 8841 Highway 15 Ackerman MS 39735 46.0 miles from Columbus 662-285-9006
The Alabama SPCA PO Box 78 Northport AL 35476 50.2 miles from Columbus
Tupelo Lee Humane Society 2400 South Gloster Street Tupelo MS 38801 51.7 miles from Columbus 662-841-6500
Tuscaloosa Metro Animal 3140 35th Street Tuscaloosa AL 35401 53.4 miles from Columbus 205-752-9101
T Town Paws Inc 1108 38th Street Tuscaloosa AL 35401 54.6 miles from Columbus 205-752-1931
Some animals are brought to shelters by owners who cannot care for them. Others are rescued from abuse or neglect. Stray or lost animals may be brought to shelters by the general public or animal control agencies.
Some shelters have a firm no-kill policy and will strive to find homes for every animal they receive. Due to limited space and resources, other shelters may have to euthanize certain animals that are less suitable for adoption because of health or behavioral issues. Animal control agencies may euthanize animals that have not been adopted within a certain timeframe or animals that have shown aggression.
Generally, any member of the public may adopt a pet from an Animal Shelter. Some Animal Shelters will first screen or interview an individual in order to assess their suitability as a pet owner.