COVID-19: Review all up-to-date changes for each department HERE. Phase 2 begins May 30.

Our Adoption Center is temporarily closed, but now scheduling adoptions-by-appointment. Click the link above for details.


We have tremendous news to share with you! With your help, we broke all previous records for saving the greatest number of Buncombe County animals, 6,111 at the close of last calendar year!   

AHS operates our own privately funded Adoption and Education Center and since 1990 we have managed the Buncombe County open-admission Animal Shelter contract. Thanks to your support, Asheville Humane Society was able to give thousands of local animals another chance at life and happiness this...

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