Johnston County Animal Shelter

Find Johnston 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.

Johnston County Animal Control 1320 North Brightleaf Boulevard Smithfield NC 27577 919-934-8474

Johnston County SPCA 720 Durham Street Clayton NC 27520 919-553-3749

Kitten Kaboodal, Inc. PO Box 2019 Smithfield NC 27577 919-934-6127

Mid Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League 319 Benson Hardee Road Benson NC 27504 704-559-4121

Saved By Faith Pit Rescue 6169 Old Fairground Road Benson NC 27504 919-207-1777

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About Animal Shelters

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.