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If you are thinking about adopting a new cat or dog, please read the following resource from the national ASPCA website about all the factors you should consider first before heading to the shelter. Learn more about "Adopting a Pet" on the ASPCA website.
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Animal Control can be reached at 228-255-9191.
If you have found a stray animal, please report it to animal control at 228-255-9191. You can also visit our Facebook Messenger page and send us a picture, location found, and contact information. Please be aware that the contact information will be posted publicly on our Facebook page.
We are sorry to hear that your pet is missing and our staff wishes you a speedy reunification with your pet.
If you have lost an animal, you can notify us via Facebook Messenger, call our front desk at 228-466-4516, or email the Animal Shelter. Please send/attach a current photo of your lost pet, the area lost, and contact information. Please be aware that any contact information you send us through Facebook Messenger will be posted publicly on our page.
If your pet has been picked up by animal control, please contact the animal shelter. You will be required to pay a reclaim fee before the pet is returned. Please contact 228-466-4516 for more information.
Surrendering a pet? You are not alone. Many of the pets we receive each year are given up by their owners. Giving up a pet is a difficult decision to make, but there are other options too. Consider Re-homing your pet before bringing it to the shelter. If you are thinking about surrendering a cat or dog, please read more details on the Rehome website.
If you have decided you just want to surrender your pet, please make sure you meet the requirements and provide the following information below.
Animals surrendered by appointment only.
The Hancock County Animal Shelter posts every day on our Facebook Page with all of the animals we have up for adoption. Additionally, you can use Petango or Adoptapet to search for available pets as well. Visit the Hancock County Animal Shelter Facebook page for more information.
No, the Hancock County Animal Shelter does not vaccinate public animals. Please visit any of our local veterinarian clinics for assistance with vaccinations for your pet.
Yes! We can microchip your pet. The cost is $35 per animal.
Yes! The animal shelter can provide you with "Low-Cost Vouchers." Please stop by the shelter in-person during our normal business hours to pick up the vouchers. We do not have a limit on the number of vouchers you can receive.
Hancock County Animal Shelter7175 Texas Flat RoadKiln, MS 39556Phone: 228-466-4516
Shelter HoursMonday through Friday10 am to 4 pmWeekends - Closed