Guilford County Animal Services

A 980 Guilford College Rd., Greensboro, NC 27409 shelter helping to find loving homes for dogs, cats, rabbits, small animals, birds, horses, reptiles, amphibians, and/or fish, farm-type animals.

Pets at Guilford County Animal Services

  • Any
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Any
  • Baby
  • Puppy
  • Kitten
  • Young
  • Adult
  • Senior
  • Any
  • Male
  • Female
Photo of SASSY


Female, Puppy
Basset Hound

Photo of Lolo


Female, Senior
Domestic Shorthair

Photo of GHOST


Female, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

Photo of Wolf


Male, Senior

Photo of Moose


Male, Adult
Domestic Mediumhair

Photo of Salem


Female, Senior
American Shorthair

Photo of Pig


Female, Adult
Domestic Mediumhair

Photo of Estreya


Female, Senior
American Pit Bull Terrier

Photo of Frankie


Male, Adult
Pit Bull Terrier

Photo of Dash


Male, Puppy
German Shepherd Dog

Photo of Boomer


Male, Senior
Chow Chow

Photo of Biggles


Male, Adult
Labrador Retriever / Mixed Breed (Large)

Photo of Jet


Female, Young
Pit Bull Terrier

Photo of Spotty


Male, Young
Domestic Longhair

Photo of Gucci


Male, Young
Domestic Longhair

Photo of Fluffy


Female, Adult
Domestic Longhair

Photo of Armon


Male, Adult
Husky / Mixed Breed (Large)

Photo of DUDE MAN


Male, Puppy
Pit Bull Terrier

Photo of Mell


Male, Adult
Pit Bull Terrier

Photo of WHAM


Male, Adult
Pit Bull Terrier

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Areas Guilford County Animal Services Serves

The Guilford County Animal Shelter is located in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Guilford County Animal Shelter adopts out animals to people residing both within and outside Guilford County.

Guilford County Animal Services's Adoption Process

1. Visit the Facility and Find a Pet

Open Wed., Thurs. & Fri. from 1pm to 3:30pm for walk ups. Open by appointment only Sat. & Sun. Visit

2. Meet the Pet

We require all adopters to meet the pets in person before adoption.

3. Submit Application

If this is the right pet for you, please fill out the application that the Adoption Counselor gives you and fill out the paperwork.

4. Pay Fee

Dogs $50, Cats $25, Kittens/Puppies $75, Senior dogs $25, Senior cats $10

5. Take the Pet Home

We recommend that your current pets are up to date on all of their vaccines before bringing home your new pet.

All dog and cat adoptions include age appropriate vaccines, rabies vaccines, microchip, spay/neuter, full body checkup, and flea and tick treatment.

If the dog or cat you choose to adopt is already spayed or neutered, they can go home the same day; otherwise, the spay/neuter surgery is scheduled when you adopt, and you can pick up your new pet after the surgery.

If you have any questions about our adoption process, please visit us at or email Heidi at

Thank you for considering adoption. We are so happy that you are planning to join the GCAS Family!

About Guilford County Animal Services

The Guilford County Animal Shelter is the only public shelter in Guilford County. We are a professional, caring organization devoted to saving the lives of lost, abandoned and surrendered animals of Guilford County, N.C. We strive to humanely care for all the animals and work diligently to return lost animals to their owners.

We are committed to making every adoption of every animal a positive, permanent experience for both the animals and the pet owner. We work collaboratively with other rescue organizations to help place specific dogs, cats, livestock, exotic and wildlife. We also conduct community awareness programs on pet care and responsibility, as well as pet therapy at senior residence homes.

GCAS is committed to every animal that arrives at our facility. Our staff is devoted to treating every animal with a curable illness in order to help it get adopted. We are proud to have a 97% success rate with dogs and a 78% success rate with cats.

We are a proud adoption partner of Pets for Patriots, a nationally operating 501(c)(3) charity saving lives through companion pet adoption for United States veterans.

Come Meet Guilford County Animal Services's Pets

The Guilford County Animal Shelter is located at 980 Guilford College Rd. in Greensboro, NC. We are closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, from 1pm to 3:30pm are walk up check in adoption times with no appointment needed. Saturdays and Sundays are by appointment only. For more information please visit

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Make a donation to Guilford County Animal Services to help homeless pets find homes