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Kanawha Charleston Humane Association Charleston, WV 25311

The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County Kearneysville, WV 25430
Animal Welfare Society, Jefferson County, WV On the website, you can get information on adoption, see pictures of adoptable pets, obtain a list of upcoming shelter events, and our history. You will also find information about our volunteer program, see some of our happily adopted alumni, and read through our wish list of things you may have that AWS can put to good use in the care of our wards. Adoption fees include all vaccinations (including rabies), worming treatments and spay/neuter fees. ALL animals MUST be spayed/neutered prior to adoption. Shelter staff will make all arrangements and have the procedure completed.

Animal Welfare Society
PO Box 147
Charles Town, WV 25414
(304) 725-0589

23 Poor Farm Rd
Kearneysville, WV 25430
Click here for directions
Shelter Hours: Wednesday - Saturday 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Almost Heaven Golden Retriever Rescue Sanctuary Delray, WV 26714

Petfinder Almost Heaven Golden Retriever Rescue Sanctuary Delray, WV 26714

Animal Friends of North Central West Virginia Morgantown, Monongalia County, WV 26507-1244

Petfinder Animal Friends of North Central West Virginia Morgantown, Monongalia County, WV 26507-1244

Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue

Berkeley County Humane Society Martinsburg, WV 25401
We serve the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia along with our neighboring states of Maryland, Pennsylvania and Northern Virginia. Click here to view our listings of some of the animals available for adoption.

Brooke County Animal Shelter Beechbottom, WV 26030
The shelter is a county facility and we are NOT a no-kill shelter. Our shelter is always at capacity and we need help getting our furry friends homes FAST. Our conscientious and knowledgeable staff are very helpful and strive to adopt as many animals as possible. The shelter is very rescue friendly and WILL adopt to out of state residents. We are open Tues-Sun from 11am until 3pm and can even arrange evening visits if you are serious about adopting.

Friends Fur Life Rescue Berkeley Springs, WV

Fayette County Animal Control Center Fayetteville, WV 25840

Hampshire County Pet Adoption Program Highview, WV
The aim of the Hampshire County Pet Adoption Program is to provide for the betterment of domestic animals by providing care for abused, neglected and unwanted animals, seek responsible individuals to adopt these animals, inform and educate both pet owners and non-pet owners in responsible pet interaction and care and promote spaying and neutering of dogs and cats to reduce population.

Hedgesville Hounds Morgan, Berkley, Jefferson Counties of West Virginia and Maryland

Jefferson County Animal Control 161 Poor Farm Rd, Kearneysville, WV 25430. Phone: 304-728-3289. Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm.

Humane Society of Morgan County Berkeley Springs, West Virginia

Petfinder Humane Society of Morgan County Berkeley Springs, West Virginia

Humane Society of Parkersburg Parkersburg, WV 26102

Humane Society of Raleigh County Beckley, West Virginia

Petfinder Marion County Humane Society Fairmont, WV 26554

Mason County Animal Shelter
1965 Fairground Road
Point Pleasant, WV 25550
Phone: 304-675-6458

Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday: Viewing/Adoption 12pm-4pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

The Mason County Animal Shelter is a county shelter in the west of West Virginia. Animals are held in accordance with state requirements, and are redeemed by the owner, adopted, or as a last resort; euthanized. We are a high intake county shelter and need rescue help! Our county commission limits us to 40 dogs and 36 cats.

All the adoptions would not be possible without the amazing support of our community. You are all making a difference for every animal here with every post share, heart emoji and comment. Your generosity with donations makes life better for the animals while they are here. We can all be proud of our accomplishments together. Let us keep raising the bar to expand, reach new people and keep getting the word out that there are so many animals we can save and help and that it feels good to contribute to your community and know you can make a difference.

See Dogs at Mason County Animal Shelter

Mercer County Animal Shelter
961 Shelter Rd,
WV, 24740

Phone: 304-425-2838
Opening Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday: 12pm-6pm
Closed Sunday, Monday and Holidays

Mercer County Animal Shelter is an open admission county animal shelter. We are responsible for providing humane care for stray and relinquished animals in Mercer County WV. We accept animals from Mercer County residents only. We are able to adopt pets to homes outside of Mercer County as all our pets are spayed/neutered before leaving the shelter. We are rescue friendly to 501(c)(3) registered rescues.

See Dogs at Mercer County Animal Shelter

Mercer County Humane Society Princeton, WV 24740

Mid-Atlantic English Springer Spaniel Rescue Virginia and West Virginia.

Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League, Inc. West Virginia

The Mineral County Humane Society Piedmont, WV 26750

Monroe County Animal League Union, WV 24983
Monroe County, WV is a small, rural county with no animal shelter or government animal control agency. The all-volunteer Monroe County Animal League was formed to attempt to deal with our county’s pet overpopulation problem through spay/neuter and adoption programs, and through educational programs to help local residents become more responsible in caring for their pets. In the past 6 years alone, over 2,800 animals have found caring new homes and/or been treated through MCAL’s spay/neuter assistance program. Monroe County does not have an animal shelter. Most of the pets you see as ‘available for adoption’ are fostered by our volunteers in their homes. These dogs are made part of the family until a forever home can be found. MCAL will also post "owner surrenders" for people needing to place their pet in another home for varying reasons. These pets are noted "owner surrenders" and MCAL can not accept any responsibility for the information posted and makes no representations of the owners. Adopters are encouraged to visit with the pet, obtain vet records, etc. prior to finalizing an adoption.

National Humane Education Society Charles Town, Jefferson County, WV 25414-0340

P.U.R.R. West Virginia Inc. Grafton, WV 26354
P.U.R.R. (People United for Rescue and Rehabilitation) West Virginia is a grass roots rescue effort, comprised of some loving people with a mission to change the fate of some of the abandoned and unwanted felines in the North Central West Virginia area. The focus of our effort is rescue and rehabilitation. Social, emotional, mental and physical. Bringing the abandoned and unwanted into our care means making the commitment to all four areas of a cat's being. We are dedicated to implementing new ideas in the area of population control, and reducing the misuse of euthanasia as a means to that end. Lorna is the director and a wonderful board of directors is behind the scenes doing outreach and growing the PURR. Rescue takes time, resources and dedication, but it is well worth the effort. Although we know we cannot take in all the cats, we can help one kitty at a time. We can educate and we can make a difference.

Ritchie County Humane Society Harrisville, WV 26362

Roane County Animal Shelter Spencer, WV 25276

Summers County Humane Society Animal Control and Welfare Project Hinton, WV 25951
The Summers County Humane Society Animal Control and Welfare Project, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, located in Summers County, WV. We are working to promote the humane treatment of all animals in our area. We have many projects including adoption, spay/neuter, education, investigation of reports of abuse and neglect, and generally the promotion of the care and welfare of all the animals in our area. We are operated completely through the work of volunteers. Currently, we do not have a shelter. Animals in our care are placed in foster homes until they find their forever homes. If you are interested in meeting an animal listed on this site, please contact us by email at acwp@acwp-wv.org or leave a message on our voice mail system 1-855- WV4PETS (984-7387) and we will arrange a meeting.

Petfinder Summers County Humane Society ACWP Inc P.O. Box 236, Hinton, WV 25951

Animal Control & Welfare Program of Summers County, WV

Tri State Collie Rescue Barboursville, WV 25504, OH and KY

Tucker County Dog Pound Parsons, WV 26287

Lewis-Upshur Animal Control Facility Buckhannon, West Virginia
318 Mud Lick Rd, Buckhannon, WV 26201. Phone (304) 472-3865. Hours of operation: Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 2:30 pm, and Saturday 10:00 am to Noon. Closed Sundays and holidays.

Petfinder Wetzel County Animal Shelter New Martinsville, WV 26155

Paws Crossed Dog Rescue Hedgesville, WV 25427

County Map of West Virginia

Script updated: October 9th 2023

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