Need a vacation buddy? Snag one from Huntsville Animal Services for only $10

May 10, 2022 Click to view Need a vacation buddy? Snag one from Huntsville Animal Services for only $10

With the official start of summer approaching next month, Huntsville families are making vacation and staycation plans. Whether hitting the beach or hanging out by a backyard pool, Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) has dozens of potential vacation buddies available for adoption or foster. The shelter has also slashed adoption fees to $10 on most adult dogs, though some exclusions apply. “People like getting out on a warm, sunny day and dogs do, [more]

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City of Huntsville announces Good Friday closures

April 12, 2022 Click to view City of Huntsville announces Good Friday closures

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices and Municipal Court will close Friday, April 15, in observance of Good Friday. City offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, April 18. Because garbage collection occurs Monday-Thursday, there will be no change to service. Huntsville Transit will operate a normal schedule for both Orbit fixed-route buses and Access paratransit service Friday and Saturday. All Huntsville Parks & Recreation facilities will close Friday but operate on a normal [more]

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Huntsville Animal Services asks public to ‘spring’ pooches from kennels

April 8, 2022 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services asks public to ‘spring’ pooches from kennels

Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) is issuing an urgent plea for adopters and fosters as it grapples with an influx of homeless pets. The shelter took in nearly 60 owner-surrendered dogs and strays over the course of three days this week, which is nearly three times more than normal for this time of year. To help clear the shelter, adoption fees have dropped to $10 for most adult dogs, though some exclusions [more]

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Huntsville takes precautions ahead of winter weather event

March 11, 2022 Click to view Huntsville takes precautions ahead of winter weather event

The City of Huntsville is taking precautions to help keep employees and citizens safe ahead of this weekend’s expected winter weather event. Due to projected low temperatures and bitterly cold wind chills Friday night into Saturday, the City’s Parks & Recreation Department will close all recreation facilities Saturday, March 12. Huntsville Animal Services will delay opening its shelter at 4950 Triana Blvd. until 11 a.m., Saturday. Huntsville Transit will operate on a [more]

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‘Dog Gone Lucky’: Huntsville Animal Services urges action on homeless pets

March 9, 2022 Click to view ‘Dog Gone Lucky’: Huntsville Animal Services urges action on homeless pets

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) is inviting community members to give a homeless pet a lucky break. In honor of the annual observance, HAS is slashing adoption fees for some dogs as part of a “Dog Gone Lucky” promotion, which runs through March 19. Some dogs can be adopted for as little as $10 or $35, though some exclusions apply. Puppies and kittens can [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.