Summer Season brings Cool Cats and Hot Dogs 

July 1, 2020 Click to view Summer Season brings Cool Cats and Hot Dogs 

There are a lot of cool cats and hot dogs available for adoption at Huntsville Animal Services. With the hot days of summer still ahead, this is the perfect time to help us cool down the Shelter by adopting one of the many kittens and cats, dogs and puppies needing good homes. To make your pet adoption a breeze, throughout the month of July most adult cats and dogs are only $5 [more]

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A Tie Dye Experience at the Animal Shelter

June 18, 2020 Click to view A Tie Dye Experience at the Animal Shelter

Huntsville Animal Services has a lot of dogs in many shapes, colors and sizes, just right to match the Tie Dye T-Shirts the dogs may be wearing.  This is a special time for our Shelter dogs to express their personalities during the Tie Dye adoption promotion for the month of June. Adoption fees have been waived on most dogs. Come to the Shelter on Monday through Saturday during regular business hours.  There are some restrictions with [more]

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Be a Shelter Pet’s Lucky Charm

March 9, 2020 Click to view Be a Shelter Pet’s Lucky Charm

You don’t need a four-leaf clover or the luck of the Irish to be a Shelter pet’s Lucky Charm. Huntsville Animal Services is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by offering FREE adoptions for most of its Shelter dogs and cats from March 9 – 21. Visit our furry friends for the best St. Patrick’s deal in town!  During the Lucky Charm free pet adoption special, you’ll discover pets of every personality, shape, size, and color.  Adopted pets will be spayed or [more]

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Huntsville Animal Shelter is at capacity – calling for adoptions, fosters, and photographers 

February 26, 2020 Click to view Huntsville Animal Shelter is at capacity – calling for adoptions, fosters, and photographers 

Huntsville Animal Services is at capacity with too many dogs housed in the kennels. Shelter staff are looking for people who are willing to help with adoptions, fostering, and photographing pets to encourage adoptions. For those looking to adopt a pet, the Shelter is filled with loving dogs needing a home. For those who cannot adopt but love animals, this is is a wonderful opportunity to provide temporary help by fostering a pet at home for a few days. Off-site housing provides [more]

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Applications are open for college age summer internships with the City of Huntsville

February 20, 2020 Click to view Applications are open for college age summer internships with the City of Huntsville

Looking for a summer internship? The City of Huntsville offers outstanding learning opportunities for motivated college students wanting career experience. We have positions in the Administration – Business Relations, Communication, Multicultural Affairs; in Animal Services, Community Development, Emergency Management (EMA), Engineering, Finance, Geographic Information System (GIS), Information Technology Services, Legal, Legal (prosecution office) Planning, Natural Resources, and Traffic Engineering. Applicants must be at least 19 years old and currently enrolled in [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.