What a Difference

Friends Can Make

Through a combination of public and private support, the Haywood County Animal Shelter is able to support the needs of our community now and into the foreseeable future. Friends is proud to support the shelter through donations, volunteering and assisting with the day-to-day needs of the staff and facility.

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About the Shelter

The shelter is centrally located in Haywood County with room for future growth and opportunities. Currently it supports the needs of our community through separate functional adoption areas and intakes, adoption lobby area, separate entrances and isolation rooms.

About the Friends

FHCAS supports the building and other needs for the Haywood County Animal Shelter to decrease the euthanasia rate and promote partnerships with other animal welfare organizations.

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Make a Gift

There are many ways to give to the shelter, through either a general donation, or through an exclusive or personalized naming opportunity. By making an investment in Haywood County’s animal shelter, you’ll be investing in the local economy and providing animals and county residents with services they need.

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Poker run is in full swing and we’re about wrapping up the ride. There’s still time to head on down to BearWaters Riverside (canton location), grab a bite to eat, enjoy a cold drink, get some raffle tickets or 50/50 tickets. We’ve got some really great raffle prizes to give out to winners! See you all there! 😎 ... See MoreSee Less

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Looking for something small, but dont want a dog or a cat? We have you covered! Haywood County Animal Services still has this really sweet bun for adoption! They also have a guinea pig!

Looking for something small, but don't want a dog or a cat? We have you covered! Haywood County Animal Services still has this really sweet bun for adoption! They also have a guinea pig! ... See MoreSee Less

Great news Supporters!  Along with our Poker Run fundraiser being held this Saturday, July 2, our friends at Jack the Dipper will also be donating a portion of the proceeds on Saturday from the Waynesville store!  Be sure to go by and get some tasty ice cream!!

Great news Supporters! Along with our Poker Run fundraiser being held this Saturday, July 2, our friends at Jack the Dipper will also be donating a portion of the proceeds on Saturday from the Waynesville store! Be sure to go by and get some tasty ice cream!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Ice cream for a good cause!! I’m in! 😂

Very nice of them!

Fabulous fur babies find their fur-ever homes! Congratulations to Peggy Sue, Blondie, Ryker & Peaches for finding their families!

Fabulous fur babies find their fur-ever homes! Congratulations to Peggy Sue, Blondie, Ryker & Peaches for finding their families! ... See MoreSee Less

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I love the blonde dog

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Be part of the solution and help these overworked, overwhelmed shelters.

Congratulations and thank you to these fantastic folks for choosing to adopt! Big boy Brock now has an older (little) sister, good boy Tug chose the perfect dad and sweet little Yoti has her very own boy to grow up with!

Congratulations and thank you to these fantastic folks for choosing to adopt! Big boy Brock now has an older (little) sister, good boy Tug chose the perfect dad and sweet little Yoti has her very own boy to grow up with! ... See MoreSee Less

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Yay!!!! It’s gonna be a fun summer!

Meet Peabody the fun, friendly to everyone, handsome, super affectionate, smart, playful, loves toys, loves water, loves playing with toys in water, walks well on a leash type of dog! He is outstanding! Call the HCAS at 828-456-5338 option 2 to meet this guy.

Meet Peabody the fun, friendly to everyone, handsome, super affectionate, smart, playful, loves toys, loves water, loves playing with toys in water, walks well on a leash type of dog! He is outstanding! Call the HCAS at 828-456-5338 option 2 to meet this guy. ... See MoreSee Less

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Beautiful hound

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