Animal Shelters in Harrison County, Mississippi

Find Harrison County, 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.

There are 4 Animal Shelters in Harrison County, Mississippi, serving a population of 200,491 people in an area of 574 square miles. There is 1 Animal Shelter per 50,122 people, and 1 Animal Shelter per 143 square miles.

In Mississippi, Harrison County is ranked 39th of 82 counties in Animal Shelters per capita, and 4th in Animal Shelters per square mile.


Crow Creek Animal 23644 West Wortham Road Saucier, MS

Gulfport Animal Shelter 1418 33rd Avenue Gulfport, MS

Harrison County Animal Control 10451 Larkin Smith Drive Gulfport, MS

Humane Society of South Mississippi 2615 25th Avenue Gulfport, MS

About Harrison County Animal Shelters

Animal Shelters in Harrison County, MS are responsible for providing temporary care, housing and adoption services for unwanted, owner-relinquished, and lost pets including cats and dogs. Shelters provide a variety of services that promote the humane treatment of animals in Harrison County.

Interested parties may contact Animal Shelters for questions about:
  • Lost dogs and cats in Harrison County, Mississippi
  • Fostering dogs and cats
  • Harrison County pet adoption fees
  • Spaying and neutering pets
  • Mississippi animal control and welfare
Finding Lost Cats & Dogs

If you have lost your pet cat or dog in or near Harrison County, Mississippi then you should contact the Harrison County Animal Shelter. Your missing pet may have been located and taken to the shelter. Even if your dog or cat has not been recovered by the shelter, you may be able to file a report so that if the shelter finds your pet they will be able to contact you for recovery. Pets available for adoption through the Harrison County Animal Shelter may be held for a set period of time in order to give owners an opportunity to claim and retrieve their lost pets so it is best to contact the Harrison County shelter directly regarding policies.

Harrison County Cat & Dog Adoptions

Promoting the adoption of pet cats and dogs is a key component of the Harrison County Shelter operations, however, the shelter may only take in either dogs or cats, so it is best to contact the shelter prior to visiting. The local animal shelter may offer educational programs on pet ownership, spay and neuter services, and preventive health services such as vaccinations in order to support its efforts to find permanent homes for lost pets. Harrison County Animal Shelters may charge fees for adoption and other services so it is best to contact them directly regarding policies.

Harrison County Animal Control

Harrison County Animal Shelters may also be operated as part of the county or local government animal control agency. Harrison County Animal Control Departments also undertake a range of activities related to animal control enforcement, including impounding stray animals, investigating animal cruelty, enforcing licensing laws, ensuring animal welfare, and rescuing trapped animals. Animals housed by animal control agencies are usually made available for adoption unless they are determined to be too aggressive, injured, or sick.