Animal Shelters in New Kent County, Virginia

Find New Kent County, Virginia 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.


Charles City County Animal Shelter 11200 Carriage Road Providence Forge, VA

New Kent County Animal Control 6301 Olivet Church Road Providence Forge, VA

About New Kent County Animal Shelters

Animal Shelters in New Kent County, VA 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 New Kent County.

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

If you have lost your pet cat or dog in or near New Kent County, Virginia then you should contact the New Kent 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 New Kent 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 New Kent County shelter directly regarding policies.

New Kent County Cat & Dog Adoptions

Promoting the adoption of pet cats and dogs is a key component of the New Kent 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. New Kent County Animal Shelters may charge fees for adoption and other services so it is best to contact them directly regarding policies.

New Kent County Animal Control

New Kent County Animal Shelters may also be operated as part of the county or local government animal control agency. New Kent 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.