Surry County Animal Shelter
265 Old Burrough Rd,
VA, 23846

Phone: (757) 294-0158
E-mail: clackey@surrycountyva.gov
E-mail: Dfordham@surrycountyva.gov

Opening Hours:
Tuesday - Saturday: 12 noon - 3:30pm (appointment required)
Closed Sunday, Monday and Holidays.
NOTE: You will need to call the shelter and speak to someone in order to make an appointment to meet a pet

Surry County Animal Shelter is a small rural facility in the south east of Virginia. Although we have a limited budget, the staff love and care for all animal residents and are willing to do what it takes to save all of them. We have a small number of staff which is why we require you to phone us to arrange a time to visit the shelter. Foster homes and rescues are welcome. For more information see the Surry County Animal Control website.

The pet in the photo (top right) is looking for a home. Click on the picture for more information about it.


We are open Tuesday - Saturday: 12 noon - 3:30pm (appointment required) , . NOTE: You will need to call the shelter and speak to someone in order to make an appointment to meet a pet

  • The dog adoption fee is $90. The cat adoption fee is $75
  • Adoption of dogs is open to residents with homesPrince George, Sussex, Southampton, Isle of Wight, James City, and Charles City areas of VA.
  • Dogs that have been spayed/neutered are available for adoption to anyone including out of state residents.

    How to adopt a dog:

  1. Phone (757) 294-0158 Tuesday-Saturday for an appointment to Meet the Pet
  2. Submit Application
  3. Home Check
  4. You are required to fill out and sign three forms. The first is a sterilization form which requires you have the animal you adopt spayed or neutered within 30 days of adoption if sexually mature as required by VA State Law. The second is a statement acknowledging you have never been charged or convicted of a crime against an animal, cruelty, abandonment or neglect. The third is an adoption release which states Animal Control does not guarentee the health or temperment of the animal you adopt and is no longer legally responsible for the animal after adoption.

This website is operated and maintained by The Dog Rescues Network as a service to the community. We have no connection with Surry County Animal Shelter. No payment has been received or is required. For enquiries about this website e-mail: webmaster@dogrescues.net