Helpful Info for Buncombe County Dog Owners

Question mark Need to know about licensing requirements, low cost rabies vaccinations, spay/neuter, animals that are lost or found, or any other information about domestic animals? Here are several useful sites to check out:

Asheville Animal Services
If you live within Asheville city limits, go here for information about spay/neuter requirements, dog licensing, and what to do about nuisance domestic animals.

Buncombe County Animal Control
Buncombe County residents outside Asheville city limits will find information here about county spay/neuter requirements, low cost rabies vaccinations, restraint of animals, animal cruelty, wildlife and more.

Asheville Humane Society
Asheville Humane Society operates the Buncombe County Animal Shelter and the Adoption Center, both located on the Animal Care Campus off Brevard Road, near the Farmers Market. Go here for information about adoptinos, lost and found, directions to the Campus, and other helpful information.

Humane Alliance
If you need to have your dog spayed or neutered at a low cost, visit the site of Humane Alliance of Western North Carolina. This is our area's high quality low cost spay/neuter clinic, and it is also a training center for spay/neuter clinics around the country.

New Location for Greenville Humane Society

Greenville Humane The Greenville (SC) Humane Society has relocated to 305 Airport Road, near Haywood Mall, in Greenville. The Society's low-cost spay/neuter clinic opened at the new location on Monday, May 16, and adoptions will be available at the new location on Monday, May 23.

The centrally located facility will enable the community to access the Greenville Humane Society's expanded service offerings, including enhanced animal adoptions, an expanded low-cost spay/neuter clinic and foster program designed to safeguard animals that are not yet ready for adoption.

In 2009 alone, Greenville Humane Society found homes for more than 5,300 animals, performed nearly 11,000 spay/neuter surgeries and fostered 1.350 animals back to health. The Society is proud to manage the largest no-kill shelter in the area and operate the only low-cost Spay/Neuter Clinic in Greenville.

The general public and members of the business community are invited to participate in in the Society's "For the Animals and Our Community Campaign" that will help fund the new facility and eventually turn it into a campus with dog parks, trails and an education center. Visit for additional information.