Adopt A Pet
and cats are available for adoption at the Hanover County Pound
Facility. Only Hanover County residents or adjoining County residents
are able to adopt non-sterilized animals. By state law, anyone who
adopts a dog or cat must have their new pet sterilized. Any Virginia
citizen may adopt animals that have already been sterilized. All
forms needed to verify sterilization are available at the Animal
Adoption fees for all dogs and cats are currently
$50.00 which includes the sterilization cost that is mandatory.
If you are interested in adopting a pet contact the County
804-365-6485 (located at 12471 Taylor Complex Ln., Ashland, VA).
Pets For Adoption
We have many wonderful pets available for adoption!
After selecting the search criteria, and clicking the Search button, click on any pet picture shown to get details on that pet.
You can narrow the list by searching for a specific Species, Breed, Sex and/or Color.
To Spay Or
Neuter Your Pets
One female cat can have
up to three litters
per season and with
56,000 pet cats in
Hanover County alone,
the kittens add up
Spay/Neuter Services By RSPCA
The Richmond SPCA operates a full-service, low-cost veterinary clinic named the Clinic for Compassionate Care. Included among the services the clinic provides are spay and neuter surgeries in its Smoky’s Spay/Neuter Clinic. Pet guardians living in the City of Richmond or the surrounding counties of Hanover, Henrico, Chesterfield and Goochland may be eligible. For complete eligibility guidelines, please visit www.richmondspca.org/clinic. The Richmond SPCA does provide free spay and neuter services, which include a rabies inoculation, to feral cats within the same service area. To schedule a TNR appointment, please call 804-521-1310. For all other surgeries and veterinary services, please call the Clinic for Compassionate Care at 804-521-1330.
Volunteer With Hanover Animal Control - Click For An Application Form
Hanover Humane Society
- A tax-exempt, nonprofit organization. We are dedicated to improving
the welfare of Hanover County's animal population. The Hanover Humane
Society is unique because we work with and in the Hanover County
Pound. There is an adoption fee.
www.HanoverVolunteers.org - Our Volunteer Services Program provides technical support to registered agencies, Hanover County departments and other community organizations to develop and strengthen volunteer management, promote volunteer opportunities and community service to meet the needs of residents in Hanover county which includes Ashland, Beaverdam, Doswell, Mechanicsville and Montpelier.
On-line Pet Finding Services
Pets911 - Connects you with
7,000+ animal welfare organizations to help ensure all healthy,
adoptable pets have homes. Through a broad base of input from local,
government and national pet welfare organizations, Pets 911 provides
community-specific information needed to encourage better care for
pets in communities nationwide. This on-line service is free to
the general public.
PetFinder.com - Is an on-line,
searchable database of animals that need homes. It is also a directory
of over 6,000 animal shelters and adoption organizations across
the USA, Canada and Mexico. Organizations maintain their own home
pages and available pet database. This on-line service is free to
the general public.
Grreat - Golden Retriever Rescue
Organization - Is a non-profit, all volunteer staffed organization
active in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. metropolitan areas.
Our primary goal is to find qualified new homes for unwanted, stray
or abandoned Golden Retrievers. We place approximately 200 Golden
Retrievers each year through our foster care program. Donations
requested at time of adoption.
The Equine Rescue League -
(ERL) is a non-profit organization that supports the responsible use of working, sport, and pleasure horses, ponies, donkeys and mules. Our goals are to prevent the neglect or abuse of any equine, to offer educational programs to the community, and to provide shelter, rehabilitation and adoption for those animals in need of our services.