Huntsville municipal offices closed Nov. 24-25 for Thanksgiving

November 22, 2022 Click to view Huntsville municipal offices closed Nov. 24-25 for Thanksgiving

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices will be closed Nov. 24-25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The following services will be affected: Garbage Collection: Thursday’s residential curbside collection will be picked up on Friday, Nov. 25. Residents should leave cans at the curb until they are collected. Public Transit: There will be no Orbit fixed-route or Access paratransit service Nov. 24. Service will resume Nov. 25. Parks & Recreation: Recreation centers and facilities will be closed Nov. [more]

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It’s a ‘cat’-astrophe! Feline population at Huntsville shelter hits peak

November 17, 2022 Click to view It’s a ‘cat’-astrophe! Feline population at Huntsville shelter hits peak

Huntsville Animal Services has too many cats and is taking measures to curb the flow of felines into the shelter. The shelter has temporarily stopped accepting cats and kittens, dropped adoption fees for adult cats and reduced the cost to adopt kittens through Monday, Dec. 5. Animal Services has been overcrowded with cats and kittens since June, and the effects of long-term shelter life can be seen in the eyes of the [more]

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City of Huntsville municipal offices closed for Veterans Day

November 9, 2022 Click to view City of Huntsville municipal offices closed for Veterans Day

City of Huntsville municipal offices, including Municipal Court, will close Friday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day. City offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14. Garbage Collection: Residential service will not be affected. Animal Services: Closed Friday but will reopen Saturday. Public Transit: Orbit and Access routes will not run Friday. Saturday service will run as normal. Parks & Recreation: All facilities closed Friday but will reopen Saturday. Public Safety: Essential police and fire personnel will remain [more]

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Find your new ‘BOO’ in time for Halloween at Huntsville Animal Services

October 29, 2022 Click to view Find your new ‘BOO’ in time for Halloween at Huntsville Animal Services

Huntsville Animal Services invites anyone thinking about adopting a pet to come “find your new boo” just in time for Halloween. The shelter is combatting black dog syndrome (BDS) this weekend with a promotion that can’t be beat. Adoption fees are waived for all adult cats and dogs with black or mostly black fur Oct. 29-31. “There is nothing scary about a black animal,” Director Dr. Karen Sheppard said. “Statistically, they are [more]

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Enjoy a ‘barking’ good time at Huntsville Animal Services’ Howl-o-ween Trunk or Treat

October 20, 2022 Click to view Enjoy a ‘barking’ good time at Huntsville Animal Services’ Howl-o-ween Trunk or Treat

Huntsville Animal Services will unleash the fun at its first Howl-o-ween Trunk or Treat event from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 29. Come make the most of a weekend filled with Halloween festivities by taking a tour of decorated car trunks filled with sweet treats at the animal shelter. “We’ve got candy for your little humans and free giveaways to take home to your pets,” said Huntsville Animal Services Director Dr. Karen [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.