First, search the links below for photos of current stray animals at the Buncombe County Animal Shelter.
Note: If you do find a photo in the links below that resembles your pet, contact the Buncombe County Animal Shelter immediately at (828) 250-6430 to inform the Shelter you believe your missing pet maybe one of those listed on the Stray Animal Page. You will be required to physically visit the Buncombe County Animal Shelter to properly identify and reclaim your missing animal and your quick action to reclaim is very important in securing your missing pet to be reunited with you. Please bring proof of ownership which includes one of the following: Rabies Certificate; Veterinary Records; Photo(s).
Stray animals cannot be held past the legal State holding period of 72 hours that have not yet been identified in person. All animals reclaimed from the Buncombe County Animal Shelter must be Microchipped and current on Rabies Vaccination according to State and Local Laws. There are fees associated with reclaiming your pet; however, the fees vary depending on how your animal was brought to the shelter, length of stay and procedures required by law prior to being released from custody.
To view current photos of found dogs, click here
To view current photos of found cats, click here
To view current photos of other found animals, click here
If you did not find your missing pet in the above links...ACT FAST!
Please review these additional tips for what you should do when missing a beloved companion: