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Animals in our shelter

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Mission Statement


The Lee County Animal Shelter is an open door, county facility committed to protect the health, safety and welfare of people and pets throughout the county by enforcing the North Carolina Rabies Law. 

Please report all lost and/or found pets to the Lee County Sheriff's Office at 919.775.5531 or use our online submission form here: Submit a Lost/Found Pet Report 

Lee County Ordinances

Lee County Animal Services Ordinance

 Goals

  • Handle rabies investigations 
  • Educate about pet overpopulation and promote spaying and neutering
  • Promote adoptions through our shelter

Services

  • Two rabies vaccination clinics per year
  • Times and dates advertised in Sanford Herald 30 days before clinic

For animal related complaints or emergencies please call The Lee County Sheriff's Department at (919) 775-5531

Links

Rescue Sites

Vets that have offered discount health packages for pets adopted from the LCAS

  • Carolina Veterinary Hospital 919-258-3349
  • Myres Animal Hospital 919-775-2258
  • Willow Creek Animal Hospital 919-776-1920

Low cost spay and neuter clinics in the area

  • Spay Neuter Assistance Program of the Carolinas 919-783-7627
  • Spay Neuter Veterinary Clinic of the Sandhills 910-692-3499
  • Pet Overpopulation Patrol 919-942-2250

Donations: We are always in need of donations, below are a list of items that we can always use.  Please drop off all donations to our shelter located at 1450 N. Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC

  • Bleach
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Dish Detergent
  • Dry & Canned Cat Food
  • Dry & Canned Dog Food
  • Cat Litter
  • Blankets & Towels
  • Crates & Kennels

*We can also take both cash and checks for donations.  Wal-Mart gift cards are also appreciated and very useful. 

 

  

Pets don't ask for much—just a short list of basics such as food, shelter,veterinary care, and, of course, our companionship. But they offer us far more in return, teaching us about love, improving our emotional and physical health, and providing us with unconditional affection and friendship.

 Adapted from the Humane Society of the United States’ website.

 




 

Map to our shelter

Location:1450 N. Horner Blvd Sanford, NC 27330

Hours of operation: M-F 8am-5pm.
Phone Number:919.776.7446

Fax Number:919.718.1426