City of Huntsville offices to close for Labor Day

August 31, 2022 Click to view City of Huntsville offices to close for Labor Day

City of Huntsville municipal offices will close Monday, Sept. 5, for Labor Day. This includes Animal Services, Public Transit (Orbit and Access) and Municipal Court. City offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6. Garbage Collection: Residential collection will be delayed one day the week of Sept. 5-9. Residents should leave carts at the curb until they are collected. Parks & Recreation: All facilities will be closed, except the Brahan Spring Park and [more]

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Grab your cape! Ribbon cutting, superhero reunion this weekend at Huntsville Animal Services

August 23, 2022 Click to view Grab your cape! Ribbon cutting, superhero reunion this weekend at Huntsville Animal Services

Adoption superheroes and their canine sidekicks are invited to Huntsville Animal Services at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, for a “superhero reunion.” The Adoption League of Superheroes – people who answered the call to rescue shelter animals by providing fur-ever homes – will gather for a reunion filled with free activities and treats that are sure to get tails wagging. “If you’ve ever volunteered here, fostered a pet or adopted an [more]

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Huntsville Animal Services extends waived adoption fees, announces superhero event

August 4, 2022 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services extends waived adoption fees, announces superhero event

Adoption superheroes of both the four-legged and two-legged kind ironed their capes, donned masks and gathered at Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) on Thursday, Aug. 4, for exciting announcements from HAS Director Dr. Karen Sheppard. The event began with a video message from Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle thanking those who have answered the call to care for, foster or adopt an animal from the shelter. Sheppard added her own thanks and announced [more]

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Huntsville Animal Services waives adoption fees through Aug. 6

July 26, 2022 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services waives adoption fees through Aug. 6

Superheroes deserve super affordable prices! Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) still needs adopters as the “Adoption League of Heroes” campaign continues and is calling on the public to take advantage of waived adoption fees now through Saturday, Aug. 6. “This time of year is especially hard for shelters, and our facility is no exception,” said HAS Director Dr. Karen Sheppard. “Summer months bring tons of kittens, adult cats, barn cats, puppies and [more]

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Huntsville public safety officials remind community about firework dangers

June 30, 2022 Click to view Huntsville public safety officials remind community about firework dangers

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD), Huntsville Fire & Rescue (HFR) and Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) are urging the community to practice firework safety ahead of the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. With July Fourth quickly approaching, HPD expects to receive hundreds of calls for service about illegal fireworks or possible shots fired. “These calls can detract from officers being able to respond to emergencies in the City of Huntsville,” HPD Interim Chief [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:

    Animals@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

Concerns about an animal, as well as animal-related noise complaints, can be filed online through Huntsville Connect. Residents who suspect or see owner neglect and abuse are encouraged to call 256-883-3782 and report the issue immediately. If the situation is an emergency, please call 911.