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Macon County Humane Society

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

Pets at Our Shelter:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

Franklin city of Macon County NC.

About Our Shelter:

The Macon County Humane Society, established in 1968, has been and is a valuable service to the people of Macon County. The Humane Society’s purpose and mission is;

* To provide an effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals.
* To establish and maintain a shelter for the humane care of animals.
* To distribute literature and information relevant to the protection of animals.
* To feed, clean, and provide medical care for stray, lost, or injured animals.
* To find forever loving homes for all our shelter animals.

Donate to Our Shelter...

TO MAKE DONATIONS: Since we are a Non-Profit organization, we operate strictly off donations and sales from our Thrift Store on Old Murphy Road. We are not a county ran facility nor do we euthanize for space. We are NOT the Macon County Animal Shelter/Animal Control that was built June '09 located on LAKESIDE DRIVE Mail to: Macon County Humane Society P.O. Box 81 Franklin, NC 28744 (828) 524-4588

Come Meet our Pets:

851 Lake Emory Rd. Franklin,NC 28734
Shelter Hours 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Mon
Shelter Hours 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Tue - Sat

Our Adoption Process:

It is a $65.00 adoption fee and that covers spay & neuter, all vaccines, Micro-chipping, deworming, ID tag, a free health exam visit and 1 month free health insurance.
We have 1 contract, several information sheets and 1 questionnaire to be filled out.
We require that potential adopters be over the age of 18 own a home or have a rental agreement that states that you are allowed to have an animal at that residents. We do not allow animals to be left outside all the time or on a chain.

Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog, adopting a cat, adopting a kitten or adopting a puppy versus getting dogs for sale, cats for sale, puppies for sale or kittens for sale from a dog breeder or a cat breeder? When someone is breeding puppies or breeding kittens, they are creating new dogs and cats who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog, cat, puppy or kitten and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale or buy a cat for sale from a puppy breeder or a kitten breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs and cats who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder or buying a cat or kitten for sale from a cat breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog, adopt a cat, adopt a puppy or adopt a kitten at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.