Wallens Creek female Don't Shop, Adopt!

Lee County Animal Pound
Bus Shop Road,
VA 24263

Phone: 276-346-7710
Lee County Animal Control, Jonesville, Virginia Facebook page: www.facebook.com/pages/category/Pet-Service/Lee-County-Animal-Control-Jonesville-Virginia-1774694046180339/

Lee County Animal Pound is a small rural facility in the southwest of Virginia. While Lee County Animal Pound is not yet a no-kill facility, this is a goal we strive to achieve each and every day. For more information see the Lee 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.

Opening Hours:
Monday-Saturday: 8am-10am
Closed Sunday and Holidays

We do not respond to Facebook posts. We appreciate everyone who shares our posts and helps with trying to find homes for the lost furbabies in our facility. We only have two officers for entire county and are responsible for the cleaning and care of the shelter as well. We do not have a secretary or shelter staff. We are in the office (unless there is an emergency) from 8am-10am Mon-Sat and we try to leave a message on the answering machine if we are not going to be available at shelter during these times. We are more than happy to meet with you at different times by appointment.

We have an extremely high volume of calls to answer. Our calls have to be categorized on a priority basis:
  • Emergency and cruelty cases for both domestic and agriculture animals and dangerous animal calls.
  • Strays
  • Owner surrender
If you want to surrender your dog to Lee County, we strongly encourage you to bring it to the facility between 8am-10am Mon-Sat.

We receive 30-40 calls per week about missing dogs and we see a lot of posts on Facebook from people finding dogs and trying to give them away or saying they rescued them. Animal Control MUST be notified of 'found dogs' according to code of Virginia. Not all animals that are running loose are strays, although they are required to have tags and collars, most people still do not put them on their animals.

Adopting a dog?
Adoptions are free to the public, however, you must sign an Adoption Agreement, and a Spay/Neuter Agreement stating that you will have the animal spayed or neutered within a certain period depending on the age of the animal.

Please remember before animals are ready for adoption a holding period is required per state law. Stray dogs with a collar is 12 days starting the day of custody. Stray dogs WITHOUT a collar is 7 days starting the day of custody. Owner surrender dogs DO NOT have a holding period.
  • State law requires that adopted dogs be sterilized within 30 days of adoption.
  • State law requires that all dogs and cats be vaccinated for rabies.
  • Out of state adoptions must be spayed or neutered before leaving the state.
  • There are no fees associated with adoption.
Make sure that you are able to take your dog home on the day you adopt it. We will not keep a dog for you after its 'available' day.

Find the right dog for you
When looking for that new family member please remember to really think about the things you and your family want and need in a pet that fits the family lifestyle. Get to know your breeds! Some breeds require more space, exercise and circumstances than others. Even if you are going to adopt a mixed breed, look into what it's primary breed needs in a home, environment and exercise. Your new family member needs to be wanted by everyone in the family and included in your daily lives to be truly happy. Click here for more information on how to find the right dog.

Keep your dog in the family

Visiting Lee County Animal Pound
Please phone us on (276) 346-7710 to check that the dog you want to visit is still available. We are open Monday-Saturday: 8am-10am. Closed Sunday and Holidays

Location Map of Jonesville, VA.

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