Lost Pets

Shelter Information

Lost and found animals are sheltered at the Regional Center For Animal Control and Protection located at 1510 Baldwin Avenue, Roanoke, VA 24012.

The Regional Center serves the City of Roanoke, the Counties of Botetourt and Roanoke, and the Town of Vinton, and is an "open intake facility." The Regional Center primarily handles stray animals picked up by the Animal Control Officers employed by the municipalities, but also accepts strays that are found, and animals owned, by citizens of the municipalities served. Each year the Regional Center receives between 7,500 and 8,000 animals.

Pet owners are encouraged to check the center frequently when looking for their lost pet and may also post a lost pet listing.

The Regional Center For Animal Control and Protection also offers information about:

For more information about volunteer opportunities, contact the Regional Center For Animal Control and Protection at 540-344-4922 or email the Volunteer Coordinator.