Serving Huntington, Cabell County and Wayne County
Hours: 10am-3:30pm Mon-Sat

In accordance with WV Social Distancing Guidelines and the WV Mask Mandate, we are closed to public for volunteers and walk-ins. The Shelter is still scheduling intake and also facilitating adoptions for those with an approved appointment.


Our current hours are as follows:

10:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Monday - Saturday

Please call during these hours with any questions, complaints, or requests to surrender animals. 



Due to the volume of requests during kitten season, we must utilize a waiting list for those who wish to surrender or impound cats and/or kittens.


All cat/kitten impounds are as follows:

Cat Impound: $25 per cat

Litters with/without mother: $50

Pregnant Cat Impound: $25

These fees help with the cost of vaccinations/ dewormer / flea medicines and food & litter. 

Owner surrender fees for dogs: $50

If you're interested in adopting or fostering, you may view our available animals in the window below, powered by PetFinder. Under,"Adoptions", you will find our cat and dog adoption applications. Once submitted, the application may take 3-5 business days to process. Applications that are thoroughly completed process much more quickly. Foster applications can be found under "More". These may also take 3-5 days to process. Applicants will be contacted by the shelter if approved. 

Thank you  

                        - Shelter Staff

Featured Animals


When Harper came to us, she had been trapped as part of a feral colony in a location where cats were not welcome. She raised 3 beautiful kittens and now it's her turn to find a loving home.  She is a shy girl and takes time to warm up to new people and adjust to her surroundings.

Our Animals

We accept applications during the 5 day stray hold period. In the event that a dog

is not claimed by their original owner they will be available for adoption.
***All animals will be spayed or neutered before leaving the shelter***

Get Involved

Your support is vital to our life saving work at the Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Control Shelter. There are many ways you can support our shelter and every donation helps us fulfill our mission of caring for our shelter pets. Learn more about how you can get involved and take advantage of different opportunities to support our shelter.

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Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Control Shelter at a Glance

Established in 1979, the Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Control Shelter is governed by the
Animal Control Board. The board members are:
Steve Williams - Mayor of Huntington  
Nancy Cartmill - President of the Cabell County Commission  
Robert Pasley President of the Wayne County Commission. 
In August of 2018 the board appointed Courtney Proctor Cross as the shelter's Executive Director. The shelter enjoys the support of the board and the community as well as the Petco Foundation. The shelter has a life saving rate of 98% for animals that enter the shelter.


Making A Difference


We Require an Adoption Application

Dog Adoptions $125
The adoption fee includes spay / neuter / rabies vaccine / distemper parvo vaccine / bordetella vaccine / flea and tick prevention / dewormer / heartworm test if over 6 months old / a wellness visit with a participating veterinarian.
Cat Adoptions $65
Includes spay or neuter / rabies vaccine / feline leukemia & FIV combo test / fvrcp vaccine / flea prevention / dewormer and a wellness visit with a  participating veterinarian.

Contact Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Control Shelter


1901 James River Rd, Huntington, WV 25701, USA



(304) 696-5551


1901 James River Rd, Huntington, WV 25701, USA



(304) 696-5551

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