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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🐹 #GuineaPigTipoftheDay: Adopt, Don't Shop! 🌟

March is all about celebrating rescued guinea pigs, and we have some adorable duos waiting for their forever homes! πŸ‘πŸ’•

Meet the First Trio:

Lulu: Most white and brown, 5 years
Pepper: Mostly black, 2 years
Peach: The calico beauty, 2 years
All female and bonded!
Meet the Second Pair:

Bailee: Darker brown and white, around 3 years
Sklar: Caramel brown, white, and black, around 3 years
These two girls are a dynamic duo!
🌈 Adoption Fee: $10 each

πŸ“ Location:
453 Jones Cove Road, Clyde, NC

πŸ“ž Phone:
828-456-5338

🐾 Adoption Hours:
Monday to Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Give these lovely ladies the forever homes they deserve! Adopting a rescued guinea pig not only adds joy to your life but also provides a loving second chance to these adorable companions. Spread the word and help us find these cuties their perfect match! πŸΉπŸ’–

#AdoptDontShop #GuineaPigLove #RescuePets #petadoption

**Photos & Ad Details provided by #HCAS Adoption Counselor, Kelli Miller
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Did You Know?

🐾🏑 Your Best Friend Awaits - No Appointment Needed! 🌟🐢

Exciting news! πŸŽ‰ Did you know that at Haywood County Animal Services, you no longer need an appointment to adopt your new best friend? 🐾✨

Come visit us at the HCAS Adoption Center.  Starting March 4th, were thrilled to announce NEW hours to better serve our furry friends and the wonderful community! πŸŽ‰

🏑 Location: 453 Jones Cove Road, Clyde, NC
πŸ“ž Phone: 828-456-5338

🐢 Adoption Hours:
Monday to Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

🐱 Intake Hours:
Monday to Friday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Whether youre looking for a playful pup, a cuddly cat, or any other lovable creature, we have a variety of adorable animals eager to join your family. 🐾❀️

Skip the appointment hassle and head over to our center to meet your future furry friend. Lets make forever homes hap#noappointmentneeded 

#AdoptDontShop #FindYourFriend #HaywoodCountyAnimals #noappointmentneeded 

**Ad by Kelli Miller, HCAS Matchmaker (a.k.a. Adoption Counselor)

Did You Know?

🐾🏑 Your Best Friend Awaits - No Appointment Needed! 🌟🐢

Exciting news! πŸŽ‰ Did you know that at Haywood County Animal Services, you no longer need an appointment to adopt your new best friend? 🐾✨

Come visit us at the HCAS Adoption Center. Starting March 4th, we're thrilled to announce NEW hours to better serve our furry friends and the wonderful community! πŸŽ‰

🏑 Location: 453 Jones Cove Road, Clyde, NC
πŸ“ž Phone: 828-456-5338

🐢 Adoption Hours:
Monday to Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

🐱 Intake Hours:
Monday to Friday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Whether you're looking for a playful pup, a cuddly cat, or any other lovable creature, we have a variety of adorable animals eager to join your family. 🐾❀️

Skip the appointment hassle and head over to our center to meet your future furry friend. Let's make forever homes hap#noappointmentneeded

#AdoptDontShop #FindYourFriend #HaywoodCountyAnimals #noappointmentneeded

**Ad by Kelli Miller, HCAS Matchmaker (a.k.a. Adoption Counselor)
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🐾🌟 **Make a Difference: #TipOfTheDayTuesday🌟🐾

Together, we can create a community where every paw finds a loving home. Heres how YOU can make a positive impact:

🏑 Adopt: Open your heart and home to a furry friend in need. Our shelter is filled with adorable pets waiting for their forever families. Discover the joy of adoption! 🐢🐱

πŸ”„ Share: Spread the word! Share our posts, tell your friends, and lets connect these lovable companions with their future families. Your share might be the key to a new beginning. πŸŒˆπŸ’•

🀝 Network: Be a part of our pet-loving community. Connect with fellow animal enthusiasts, share adoption success stories, and lets build a network of support for our four-legged friends. 🐾❀️

πŸ‘ Volunteer: Make a hands-on difference! Join our volunteer team and contribute your time and skills to care for our animals. Every helping hand counts. πŸ€²πŸ•

🏠 Foster: Provide a temporary home for pets awaiting adoption. Fostering saves lives and gives these animals a chance to thrive in a nurturing environment. 🏑🐾

Lets work together to make a lasting impact. Visit us at Haywood County Animal Services to learn more about how you can get involved. Share this post and let the journey of love and compass

#MakeADifference #AdoptDontShop #SaveLivesTogether #TipoftheDayTuesday 

**Ad Provided by Kelli Miller, #HCAS Adoption Counselor

🐾🌟 **Make a Difference: #TipOfTheDayTuesday🌟🐾

Together, we can create a community where every paw finds a loving home. Here's how YOU can make a positive impact:

🏑 Adopt: Open your heart and home to a furry friend in need. Our shelter is filled with adorable pets waiting for their forever families. Discover the joy of adoption! 🐢🐱

πŸ”„ Share: Spread the word! Share our posts, tell your friends, and let's connect these lovable companions with their future families. Your share might be the key to a new beginning. πŸŒˆπŸ’•

🀝 Network: Be a part of our pet-loving community. Connect with fellow animal enthusiasts, share adoption success stories, and let's build a network of support for our four-legged friends. 🐾❀️

πŸ‘ Volunteer: Make a hands-on difference! Join our volunteer team and contribute your time and skills to care for our animals. Every helping hand counts. πŸ€²πŸ•

🏠 Foster: Provide a temporary home for pets awaiting adoption. Fostering saves lives and gives these animals a chance to thrive in a nurturing environment. 🏑🐾

Let's work together to make a lasting impact. Visit us at Haywood County Animal Services to learn more about how you can get involved. Share this post and let the journey of love and compass

#MakeADifference #AdoptDontShop #SaveLivesTogether #TipOfTheDayTuesday

**Ad Provided by Kelli Miller, #HCAS Adoption Counselor
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🐾 #TransformationTuesday at Smoky Mountain Dog Bakery! 🐾

Meet our adorable feline friends, Rachel, Monica, Janice, and Joey, as they transform from #HCAS to #SmokyMountainDogBakery, eagerly waiting for their forever homes! 🏑

πŸ“ Visit us at Smoky Mountain Dog Bakery:
4 North Main Street, Waynesville

These sweet kitties are more than just pets – they are potential cherished family members! When you #Adopt, you bring home a fully vetted, microchipped friend. 🐾✨

And that's not all! Adopters receive an adoption folder packed with valuable information and tips:
βœ… Medical records
βœ… Training tips
βœ… Dog/Cat introduction information

As a special treat, you'll also receive a $10 voucher to pick up essentials like food, collars, leashes, jackets, and more from us at Smoky Mountain Dog Bakery! πŸ›οΈπŸΆ

πŸ“Έ Featured Matchmakers:
Deb Hermida & Kelli Miller from Haywood County Animal Services & Badger. πŸ’–

Consider adopting and be a part of creating heartwarming stories of love and companionship. πŸΎπŸ’•

#AdoptDontShop #ForeverHome #SmokyMountainPets

**Ad information provided by Kelli Miller, #HCAS Adoption Counselor
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Did You Know?

Haywood County Leash Law:
It is unlawful for any owner to permit animals to run at large. All animals must be under restraint by means of chain, leash or other like device, sufficiently near the owner or handler to be under his or her direct control, on or within a vehicle being driven or parked, within a secure enclosure such as a fence, or within the property limits of the owner or keeper. Animals allowed to run loose and create a public nuisance should be reported to the Animal Services Department at 828-456-5338.  An Animal Services Officer will investigate the complaint. To file a complaint, the Animal Services Officer will need a detailed description of the animal(s), owner information, and prope#haywoodcounty 

https://www.haywoodcountync.gov/154/Animal-Services

🏑 Location: 453 Jones Cove Road, Clyde, NC
πŸ“ž Phone: 828-456-5338

🐢 Adoption Hours:
Monday to Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

🐱 Intake Hours:
Monday to Friday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

#LeashLaw #Dorothy #Toto #HaywoodCounty

Did You Know?

Haywood County Leash Law:
It is unlawful for any owner to permit animals to run at large. All animals must be under restraint by means of chain, leash or other like device, sufficiently near the owner or handler to be under his or her direct control, on or within a vehicle being driven or parked, within a secure enclosure such as a fence, or within the property limits of the owner or keeper. Animals allowed to run loose and create a public nuisance should be reported to the Animal Services Department at 828-456-5338. An Animal Services Officer will investigate the complaint. To file a complaint, the Animal Services Officer will need a detailed description of the animal(s), owner information, and prope#haywoodcounty

www.haywoodcountync.gov/154/Animal-Services

🏑 Location: 453 Jones Cove Road, Clyde, NC
πŸ“ž Phone: 828-456-5338

🐢 Adoption Hours:
Monday to Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

🐱 Intake Hours:
Monday to Friday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

#LeashLaw #Dorothy #Toto #haywoodcounty
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Did You Know?

πŸΎπŸ–€ Special Announcement from #HCAS! πŸ–€πŸΎ

Exciting news, animal lovers! Were thrilled to introduce a $25 Adoption Fee Special on ALL of our Black & White Dogs! 🌟🐢 If youve been considering adding a furry friend to your family, now is the perfect time to meet these lovable companions.

We have a fantastic selection of Black & White Dogs eagerly awaiting their forever homes. 🏑✨ Adoption hours are Mon-Sat from 11AM to 5PM at 453 Jones Cove Road. πŸ“

Dont miss out on this incredible opportunity to bring joy into your life and the life of a deserving dog. Spread the word, share the love, and lets find these beautiful companions their forever families! πŸ•β€οΈ 

#AdoptDontShop #SpecialAdoptionOffer #BlackAndWhiteDogs #foreverhomewanted 

**Ad provided by Jessica Russell, #HCAS Intake Technician

Did You Know?

πŸΎπŸ–€ Special Announcement from #HCAS! πŸ–€πŸΎ

Exciting news, animal lovers! We're thrilled to introduce a $25 Adoption Fee Special on ALL of our Black & White Dogs! 🌟🐢 If you've been considering adding a furry friend to your family, now is the perfect time to meet these lovable companions.

We have a fantastic selection of Black & White Dogs eagerly awaiting their forever homes. 🏑✨ Adoption hours are Mon-Sat from 11AM to 5PM at 453 Jones Cove Road. πŸ“

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to bring joy into your life and the life of a deserving dog. Spread the word, share the love, and let's find these beautiful companions their forever families! πŸ•β€οΈ

#AdoptDontShop #SpecialAdoptionOffer #BlackAndWhiteDogs #foreverhomewanted

**Ad provided by Jessica Russell, #HCAS Intake Technician
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🐾 Exciting News from Haywood County Animal Services! 🐾

Starting March 4th, were thrilled to announce NEW hours to better serve our furry friends and the wonderful community! πŸŽ‰

🏑 Location: 453 Jones Cove Road, Clyde, NC
πŸ“ž Phone: 828-456-5338

🐢 Adoption Hours:
Monday to Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

🐱 Intake Hours:
Monday to Friday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Remember, there are so many loving animals waiting for their forever homes. Adopt, Dont Shop! 🐾❀️ Lets make a difference together! 

#HaywoodAnimalServices #AdoptDontShop #FurryFriends #CommunityLove πŸ•πŸΎ

🐾 Exciting News from Haywood County Animal Services! 🐾

Starting March 4th, we're thrilled to announce NEW hours to better serve our furry friends and the wonderful community! πŸŽ‰

🏑 Location: 453 Jones Cove Road, Clyde, NC
πŸ“ž Phone: 828-456-5338

🐢 Adoption Hours:
Monday to Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

🐱 Intake Hours:
Monday to Friday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Remember, there are so many loving animals waiting for their forever homes. Adopt, Don't Shop! 🐾❀️ Let's make a difference together!

#HaywoodAnimalServices #AdoptDontShop #FurryFriends #CommunityLove πŸ•πŸΎ
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Monday Funday! Starting the week off with a tail-wagging smile! Congratulations to Franny and Caya! Thank you for choosing to adopt.

Monday Funday! Starting the week off with a tail-wagging smile! Congratulations to Franny and Caya! Thank you for choosing to adopt. ... See MoreSee Less

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CONGRATULATIONS...... Happiness and love there...

How wonderful!! Congratulations!! <3

Wow two big beauties ... Congratulations to you all on your new journey ..♥️♥️🐾🐾🐾

Congratulations

Happy for all of you! ❀❀

Congratulations ♥️

Congratulations 🐾🐾

Yes praise Jesus! Thank you for giving these precious pooches a chance for a great life! ❀️🐾

Congrats πŸ‘ πŸ‘ πŸ‘ πŸ‘

I love seeing these happy ending post!!! The shepherd looks like he’s still in a state of disbelief, just hoping it isn’t all a dream 🐾♥️🐾

Praise JesusπŸ™♥️

FRANNY!!! Carrie Potts

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πŸ“Έβœ¨ #SelfieSunday with #RachelMontgomery! 🐾

This week, Rachel is shining a spotlight on the longest residents at #HCAS. πŸ‘πŸ• Each of these wonderful dogs has a unique story and is eagerly awaiting a loving forever home. πŸΎπŸ’• It's a gentle reminder that there's a perfect match for everyone – let's make their dreams come true!

🏑🌈 #AdoptDontShop and be the hero these dogs are waiting for.

Starting March 4th, we're thrilled to announce NEW hours to better serve our furry friends and the wonderful community! πŸŽ‰

🏑 Location: 453 Jones Cove Road, Clyde, NC
πŸ“ž Phone: 828-456-5338

🐢 Adoption Hours:
Monday to Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

🐱 Intake Hours:
Monday to Friday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us in spreading the word and let's find these incredible dogs the homes they deserve! 🐢❀️ #SelfieSunday #RescueDogs #ForeverHomesNeeded
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So cute my heart breaks for all of you , love you

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