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Galax Carroll Grayson Animal Shelter
200 Fair St
Galax,
VA 24333

Phone: 276-236-8501
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/gcganimalshelter

Opening Hours (open to the public):
Tuesday-Thursday: 1pm-5pm
Friday & Saturday: 1pm-4pm
Closed Sunday, Monday and Holidays

The Galax Carroll Grayson Animal Shelter is a regional shelter operated jointly by the three local governments (Galax City, Carroll County and Grayson County) under the requirements of the Code of the Virginia. The shelter accepts animals as required under the Code and works to place animals back with their owners, adopt them to new owners, or place them with other non-profit animal welfare agencies that may be able to adopt them. Animals are transferred on a first come first serve basis, so always contact the Shelter to check that the animal you are interested in is still available. If you are interested in becoming an animal welfare agency, please call 276-236-5773.

Galax Carroll Grayson Animal Shelter is a small rural facility in the southwest of Virginia. While Galax Carroll Grayson Animal Shelter is not yet a no-kill facility, this is a goal we strive to achieve each and every day. We are also fortunate enough to work with some amazing rescue groups and dedicated individuals who help us move animals to safety each and every week.

The pet in the photo (top right) is looking for a home. Click on the picture for more information about it.

Lost your dog or cat?
Stray dogs and cats are kept for 5 days before being put up for adoption. Contact the shelter to check whether your pet is there. Some of the stray dogs and cats are featured on our Facebook Page but not all are put here so contact the shelter if you have lost your pet.

Adopting a dog?
Virginia law says that we have to keep a dog for 5 days so that the owner can claim it before we can put the dog up for adoption. If you are interested in a particular dog before its available date please contact us. We would like a dog to go to a new home or rescue as soon as possible after its 'available' date.

Make sure that you are able to take your dog home on the day you adopt it. We will not keep a dog for you after its 'available' day.

Find the right dog for you
When looking for that new family member please remember to really think about the things you and your family want and need in a pet that fits the family lifestyle. Get to know your breeds! Some breeds require more space, exercise and circumstances than others. Even if you are going to adopt a mixed breed, look into what it's primary breed needs in a home, environment and exercise. Your new family member needs to be wanted by everyone in the family and included in your daily lives to be truly happy. Click here for more information on how to find the right dog.

Please Donate to Help the Dogs
We need canned cat food, puppy potty pads, canned dog food, kitten chow (canned or hard), puppy chow (canned or hard), basic cleaning supplies, towels, blankets, and dog beds or you may mail a donation to Galax Carroll Grayson Animal Shelter, 200 Fair Street, Galax, VA 24333. On behalf of the animals thank you.

No Squeeky Toys Please
Toys that make a noise when you squeeze them can encourage some dogs to be aggressive towards young children because they squeek too. The device that makes the noise is usually small and can be harmful if swallowed. Some toys of this type contain a small battery which is poisonous if the dog eats it. The best toys are tuggers, tennis balls and hard chew toys that cannot be ripped apart.

Keep your dog in the family

Cats Needing Homes
Please take the time to check out all the nice young kittens and cats kittens and cats here. Please contact us for more information about the cats available for adoption.

Visiting Galax Carroll Grayson Animal Shelter
Please phone us on 276-236-8501 to check that the dog or cat you want to visit is still available. Tuesday-Thursday: 1pm-5pm, Friday & Saturday: 1pm-4pm. Closed Sunday, Monday and Holidays
Location Map of Galax, VA.




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