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Welcome to the Animal Shelter

The Bedford County Animal Shelter provides boarding options to abandoned and stray animals. Our adoptable animals including dogs and puppies, cats and kittens, bunnies, guinea pigs, reptiles and more are available with updated shots and neutering. Feel free to take a tour of the Shelter, talk with staff and ask about Shelter programs.  


Stray animals picked up by the Animal Control Officers are taken to the Bedford County Animal Shelter located on Falling Creek Road. In case of an Emergency call 911.  To report a stray animal or other animal control problem call 540-586-7827.The wardens provide services from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

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    Hours of Operation

    Sunday & Monday: CLOSED

    Tuesday - Friday: 1:00PM - 6:00PM

    Saturday: 10:00AM-2:00PM

    Closed on State Holidays


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    Adopt, Petfinder & Animal Control

    ADOPT A PET! We have many animals that need a good loving home.

    Animal Control Officers enforce state & county ordinances regarding domestic animals.

    The wardens provide services from 8:00AM-5:00PM Monday- Friday.

    Please call the Bedford County Sheriff's Office for assistance. (540)-586-7827.

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    All dogs and cats must be vaccinated against rabies. Dogs who are four months old by Jan. 31 of each year must be licensed.

    License fee (Lifetime)the new dog license application goes into effect Nov. 1, 2019.

    Kennels must also be licensed. Yearly fees are $35 for up to 10 dogs, $70 for up to 20 dogs, $105 for up to 30 dogs and $140 for up to 40 dogs.

    Licenses MUST be purchased or the downloaded form brought in to the County Treasurer’s office on the main floor of the County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Bedford.

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    Volunteer. We always welcome new volunteers & are delighted you are interested in helping out.Feel free to download our application.


    Donate to the Petmeds Donation Program.

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Please call the Bedford County Sheriff's Office for assistance. (540)-586-7827.