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Pet AdoptionsAnimal Control Officers endeavor to provide a clean, healthy, and inviting environment to view animals that are available at the City of Franklin Animal Shelter for adoption.

Fees & Requirements
  • You must be a resident of the City of Franklin or a surrounding locality;
  • You must be at least 18 years of age;
  • You must not have ever been convicted of an animal felony;
  • You must agree to have the animal sterilized within 30 days or when the animal comes of age;
  • The fee to adopt an animal is $10.00 with $5.00 refundable after proof of sterilization has been shown to Animal Control.
Pet Adoption Form

The pet adoption form can be filled out at Animal Control.


To view our current listing of animals available for adoption please follow us on Facebook or Petfinder.

Animals that have been recovered as strays will be listed on our Facebook page only.


Franklin Animal Control

Franklin Animal Shelter
1024 Pretlow Street
Franklin, VA 23851
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Phone (Non-Emergency)


Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm


The City of Franklin Animal Control only accepts animals that were either found or reside in The City of Franklin.  If an animal was found or resides in another county, the animal should be surrendered to a shelter in that county.