Huntsville Animal Services ‘barking’ at the seams

June 15, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services ‘barking’ at the seams

HUNTSVILLE, AL – With so many dog of all ages, sizes and colors, Huntsville Animal Services is barking – er bursting – at the seams. To help clear the kennels, the Shelter has lowered adoption fees to just $10 this week, though some exceptions may apply. Most of the dogs are ages 1 and older and are waiting for a forever home. Some have been at the Shelter too long and [more]

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Council approves $1.2 million contract for Huntsville Animal Services renovation

June 14, 2021 Click to view Council approves $1.2 million contract for Huntsville Animal Services renovation

An upcoming third expansion and renovation at Huntsville Animal Services will help streamline day-to-day operations while also saving lives of adoptable pets. At its June 10 meeting, the Huntsville City Council unanimously approved a $1.2 million agreement between Mayor Tommy Battle and Chorba Construction Services. Construction is scheduled to begin this fall. Benefits of the planned expansion at Huntsville Animal Services include a larger surgical suite, streamlined laundry operations and a bay [more]

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City of Huntsville Municipal Offices Closed for Memorial Day

May 26, 2021 Click to view City of Huntsville Municipal Offices Closed for Memorial Day

City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed Monday, May 31, for Memorial Day. This includes Animal Services, Public Transit (Orbit and Access) and Municipal Court. City offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 1. Garbage Collection: Residential collection will be delayed one day the week of May 31-June 4. Monday’s collection will be picked up Tuesday, Tuesday’s will be Wednesday and so on. Parks & Recreation: All facilities are closed except the splash [more]

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Huntsville Animal Services reduces fee for ‘genetically adoptable’ pets

May 20, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services reduces fee for ‘genetically adoptable’ pets

It’s become increasingly popular for pet owners to submit DNA tests to determine an animal’s breed, but Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) has taken away some of the guesswork by certifying its pets as 100% genetically adoptable. Starting Friday, May 21, adopters can take home a furry companion for as little as $10. There are more than 50 dogs, puppies, cats and kittens at the shelter in need of a temporary or [more]

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City of Huntsville to drop masking, distancing requirements for vaccinated individuals

May 14, 2021 Click to view City of Huntsville to drop masking, distancing requirements for vaccinated individuals

HUNTSVILLE – Beginning Monday, May 17, the City of Huntsville will not require fully vaccinated individuals to wear masks or practice social distancing measures in City buildings or offices. The decision mirrors newly issued guidance by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which says it’s safe for fully vaccinated individuals to not wear face coverings indoors in most cases. The White House and Congress announced it would also drop [more]

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Contact
  • Phone:

    256-883-3782

  • Address:

    Huntsville Animal Shelter

    4950 Triana Blvd SW

    Huntsville, AL 35805

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  • Email:

    Karen.Sheppard@HuntsvilleAL.gov

    Karen Hill Sheppard, DVM

    Animal Services Director

  • Hours:

    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

    Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

  • Additional Information

Report a Complaint

To report suspected animal abuse, a loose or stray animal, dead animal or any other animal-related concern or complaint, please call (256) 883-3788 or fill out the Animal Report Form.

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