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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Municipal Offices Closed – President’s Day Holiday

February 13, 2020 Click to view Municipal Offices Closed – President’s Day Holiday

City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed for the Presidents Day holiday, Monday, February 17. This includes Parks & Recreation facilities and the Animal Shelter. Garbage Collection: Monday’s residential curbside collection will be picked up on Tuesday, February 18.   Households whose normal garbage pick-up day is on Thursday will have their garbage collected on Friday, February 21. Public Transit: Shuttle bus and paratransit service (Handi-Ride) will be in service on Monday, February 17. Public Safety:  Police and Fire essential personnel will remain on [more]

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City of Huntsville closure information for New Year’s Day Holiday

December 31, 2019 Click to view City of Huntsville closure information for New Year’s Day Holiday

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices will be closed for all non-essential personnel on New Year’s Day, Wednesday,  January 1, and reopen on Thursday, January 2. Details can be found below on how this closure impacts some City services: Garbage Collection:  Wednesday’s residential curbside collection will be picked up on Thursday, January 2. Households whose normal garbage pick-up day is on Thursday will have their garbage collected on Friday, January 3. Public Transit:  Shuttle [more]

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Contact
  • Phone:
    256-883-3782
  • Address:
    Huntsville Animal Shelter 4950 Triana Blvd SW Huntsville, AL 35805 View Map
  • Email:
    Karen Hill Sheppard, DVM Animal Services Director Karen.Sheppard@HuntsvilleAL.gov
  • Hours:
    Monday, Wednesday – 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.