Directions, Hours, Contact Info

The Buncombe County Animal Shelter is operated under contract by Asheville Humane Society and is located on the Animal Care Campus at 16 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville, NC 28806

Buncombe County Animal Shelter
OPEN: Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
CLOSED: Sunday

Phone: (828) 250-6430 
Fax:
(828) 250-6448

General Information / Admission
: admitting@ashevillehumane.org

Lost And Found: lostandfound@ashevillehumane.org

 

Public Records And Information Policy: Asheville Humane Society contracts with Buncombe County to operate the Buncombe County Animal Shelter and therefore complies with the North Carolina General Statute 132 that focuses on inspection and examination of records. It also provides implementation instructions for electronic database documentation. If you are interested in obtaining public information or reports relevant to the Buncombe County Animal Shelter operations, please email Jennifer Brehler, Director of Operations and Government Affairs, at jbrehler@ashevillehumane.org. All requests for records, reports, and customized data processing/analysis must be received in writing through email or hard copy. Upon receipt of request, a determination regarding access and viability will be issued within one business week to the requester in writing. For customized reports and analysis, Asheville Humane Society follows the Buncombe County Electronic Public Records Policy fee structure. 

 

Driving Directions:

The Buncombe County Animal Shelter is located at 16 Forever Friend Lane near the intersection of state road 191/Brevard Road and Pond Road, just south of the WNC Farmer’s Market.

From downtown Asheville, take I-240 to the Brevard Road exit 1B, make a left onto 191 and drive one mile past WNC Farmer’s Market and the Moose Café to the next traffic light. Make right on to Pond Road and make the first immediate left onto Forever Friend Lane. The Buncombe County Animal Shelter is on the right hand side.

From the south, take I-26 north bound to Brevard Road exit 33, make left onto Brevard Road and travel 1.2 miles past REACH Animal Hospital to the first stoplight. Make a left at stoplight which is Pond Road, and make the first immediate left onto Forever Friend Lane. The Buncombe County Animal Shelter is on the right hand side.

We look forward to seeing you.


 


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