Animal Shelter

Department Functions

The Hampton County Animal Shelter's mission is to rescue abused and neglected animals while rehabilitating them to promote adoption into safe, forever homes. Additionally, the Hampton County Animal Shelter will educate the community in the prevention of diseases and importance of spaying and neutering pets in order to reduce overpopulation. 


1. Receive proper training in the area of animal care and shelter operations for the safety of employees and volunteers.

2. Increase volunteer participation and awareness of animal and shelter needs.

3. Increase fostering and adoption of animals.

4. Implement education of humane animal care and pet owners' responsibilities.

5. Improve citizen awareness of the shelter needs.

6. Seek out donations and grants.