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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Huntsville Animal Services offering retro prices for available pets

April 21, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services offering retro prices for available pets

Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) is turning back the clock to the 1970s to help find “groovy” new homes for homeless cats and dogs. Fifty years ago, residents might have referred to the shelter as “the pound,” but today’s HAS is more advanced. What hasn’t changed, however, is it’s still easy and inexpensive to take home a furry companion. Adopters can take advantage of retro pricing starting at $10 and adopt a pet [more]

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Huntsville Animal Services offering adoption special through April 17

March 30, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services offering adoption special through April 17

Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) is overflowing with dogs of every possible color, size and personality in need of a forever – or even temporary – home. For the next three weeks, through April 17, HAS is offering adoption fees as low as $10. The adoption package includes vaccinations, spay/neuter surgery, microchip, a City license and a free bag of dog food. Some exemptions apply. If you’re unable to adopt a pet, consider [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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