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Our Featured Tarboro, NC Partner:

Edgecombe County Animal Shelter

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:

Edgecombe County

Come Meet our Pets:

These animals are located at the Edgecombe County Animal Shelter at 2909 N Main St. in Tarboro, NC.

Hours are Tuesday through Friday 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Our Adoption Process:

Our adoption fee is $35.00 and does not include any vetting. You are required to abide by state law and provide documentation from a vet for a Rabies vaccine within 30 days. There is a mandatory $40 deposit for spay/ neuter. When surgery is done and proof is submitted, you will receive a refund.
There is no charge for 501c3 rescue groups with proper paperwork.

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.