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Volunteers of the Hernando 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:

We serve the growing city of Hernando, MS in Desoto County.

Our goal is to enrich the lives of the animals and citizens of our community. We do this by spaying/neutering & vaccinating all animals that come through our shelter, educate the public on animal issues and enforce the state and city ordinances in relation to animals.
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Come Meet our Pets:

Please contact our volunteer group at 601-259-0374 to set up an appointment to visit the shelter, as we are open by APPOINTMENT ONLY.

We hold adoption events at various locations in Hernando and are also at Hollywood Feed in Southaven the 2nd Saturday of each month. Then at the Petco in Southaven on the 4th Saturday of the month. We post information about our events on our facebook page at

Our Adoption Process:

Our pets' adoption fee is $40 which includes the cost of Spay/Neuter, initial vaccinations and worming. An adoption application and contract are required.

Please submit an application using the following link:

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.