Forsyth County Animal Shelter

Find Forsyth 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.

Animal Adoption and Rescue Foundation PO Box 1597 Clemmons NC 27012 336-723-3647

Forsyth County Animal Shelter 1200 Fairchild Road Winston-Salem NC 27105 336-703-2490

Forsyth Humane Society 61 Miller Street Winston-Salem NC 27104 336-721-1303

Friends of the Shelter PO Box 24125 Winston-Salem NC 27114 336-408-1539

Lake Country Animal Rescue Adoptions, Inc. 149 Park Circle Southwest Winston-Salem NC 27101 252-676-6706

Let's Pet 3193 Peters Creek Parkway Winston-Salem NC 27127 336-784-6200

Nc Shelter Rescue, Inc. 7039 Windrift Court Clemmons NC 27012 336-655-7140

Ndk Pit Bull Rescue 2900 Kecoughtan Road Pfafftown NC 27040 336-462-1219

North Carolina Equine Rescue League PO Box 352 Kernersville NC 27285 336-720-9257

Winston Salem Animal Control 1110 7th Street Winston-Salem NC 27101 336-703-2490

What is an Animal Shelter?

Household animals that no longer have homes are often brought to animal shelters. Animal shelters are safe places to bring animals that are abandoned or lost. Many shelters will also take in animals that are sick or injured. In some areas of the U.S., humane societies will also provide shelter for animals. Shelters often serve as pet adoption centers. Animal shelters are also open to household pets taken from owners who can no longer care for them, those who have mistreated them, or those who have violated animal welfare laws.

Shelters provide animal care, rescue, and animal control. They assist with adopting dogs, cats, and other pets. They also may offer services like spaying or neutering. Shelters may offer adoption. Local and county governments fund some dog pounds and animal shelters, while volunteers and donations provide further support.