Triangle Paws is a digital magazine providing entertaining, informative and inspiring stories about people and pets.  Serving Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill  and beyond.

Helping you create a better life for your pet.

Triangle Area Shelters

Triangle Area Shelters

Local shelters have a variety of pure and mixed breed pets waiting for homes. If there is a particular breed or size you are looking for, check with the shelter before purchasing from a breeder.  Click on shelter name for a pop-up link to their website and shelter address to connect to Google Map directions.

Shelters by County

Chatham County

Chatham Cty Animal Shelter * 725 Renaissance Dr * Pittsboro  

Hours:  Mon-Fri 11am to 4pm / Sat 8am to noon / Sun Closed   919-542-7203

Durham County

Durham APS * 2117 E. Club Blvd * Durham  

Hours:  Mon, Tues, Thu, Fri 10:30am to 5pm / Wed 10:30am to 6pm / Sat 10:30am to 2pm / Sun Closed    919-560-0640

Johnston County

Johnston Cty Animal Control * 115 Shelter Way * Smithfield

Hours:  Mon - Fri 8am to 5pm, Adoption hours are 1pm to 4:30pm / Sat & Sun Closed  919-934-8474

Orange County

Orange Cty Animal Services * 1601 Eubanks Rd, Chapel Hill

Hours:  Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat noon to 6pm / Tue, Thur noon to 7:30pm / Sun Closed  919-942-7387

Wake County

Wake County Animal Shelter * 820 Beacon Lake Dr  * Raleigh   

Hours: Adoption hours daily from noon to 6pm.  Office hours are Mon - Fri 8:30 am to 6pm / Sat & Sun noon to 6pm, Check their website for holiday hours    919-212-7387

Vance County

Vance County Animal Shelter * 1243 Brodie Rd * Henderson

Hours:  Mon 12:30 to 4:30pm / Tue, Wed, Thu 10am to 2pm / Fri Closed / Sat 8am to noon / Sun Closed    252-492-3136

Franklin County

SPCA of Franklin County * 1614 US Hwy 1 * Youngsville  

Hours:  Contact organization for their hours   919-556-0954

Franklin Cty Animal Shelter * 351 T Kemp Rd * Louisburg  

If you are a county or private shelter or 501(c)3 rescue and would like to be included in our listing, send us a message.

Triangle Area Dog Parks

Triangle Area Dog Parks