Clay County Animal Shelter

Find Clay County North Carolina 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.


Dog Zoo, Inc. PO Box 1152 Young Harris GA 30582 9.7 miles from Clay County 706-781-3162


Marble Animal Shelter 7450 U.S. Highway 19 Marble NC 28905 13.1 miles from Clay County 828-837-2304

Project PAWS, Inc. PO Box 1646 Murphy NC 28906 15.7 miles from Clay County 828-837-9687

Valley River Humane Society 1211 Highway 64 Murphy NC 28906 16.8 miles from Clay County 828-837-6137

Humane Society Mountain Shelter PO Box 1252 Blairsville GA 30514 16.8 miles from Clay County 706-896-6116

Union County Animal Control 41 Hospital Street Blairsville GA 30512 17.0 miles from Clay County 706-439-6052

Boggs Mountain Humane Shelter PO Box 249 Tiger GA 30576 23.1 miles from Clay County 706-782-5422

Macon County Humane Society 851 Lake Emory Road Franklin NC 28734 24.2 miles from Clay County 828-524-4588

Sautee Nacoochee Animal Shelter 4823 Helen Highway Sautee-Nacoochee GA 30571 27.2 miles from Clay County 706-865-4135

Paws Animal Shelter 57 Lemons Branch Road Bryson City NC 28713 30.6 miles from Clay County 828-488-0418

White County Animal Control 1536 South Main Street Cleveland GA 30528 33.0 miles from Clay County 706-219-2689

Habersham County Animal Control 4231 Toccoa Highway Clarkesville GA 30523 33.8 miles from Clay County 706-754-3533

Gilmer-Fannin Humane Society PO Box 1251 Blue Ridge GA 30513 34.8 miles from Clay County 706-632-7711

Catman2 Shelter 637 Bo Cove Road Cullowhee NC 28723 35.0 miles from Clay County 828-293-0892

Jackson County Animal Shelter 463 Airport Road Sylva NC 28779 35.6 miles from Clay County 828-586-6138

Schnauzer Rescue of the Carolinas, Inc. PO Box 206 Webster NC 28788 36.4 miles from Clay County 252-940-1298

Cashiers Area Humane Society 200 Gable St Cashiers NC 28717 37.2 miles from Clay County 828-743-5752

Lumpkin Co Animal Shelter 1363 Red Oak Flats Road Dahlonega GA 30533 40.7 miles from Clay County 706-867-7297

TLC Humane Society 1735 Red Oak Flats Road Dahlonega GA 30533 40.8 miles from Clay County 706-864-2817

Sundance Mountain Stables Animal Rescue 170 C H 7 Tamassee SC 29686 41.7 miles from Clay County 864-903-3351

Where are the animals at an Animal Shelter from?

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.

Do Animal Shelters euthanize unwanted or hard-to-adopt animals?

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.

Can anyone adopt a pet from an Animal Shelter?

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.