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Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter
5843 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA  23605

Phone: 757-933-8900
Fax: 757-933-8917

Watch a video tour of our shelter.

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The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter is currently operating under normal operating hours  for adoptions, owner surrenders, stray drop offs and reclaims. Addition to the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter Adoption Appointment Policies.

  1. Please see here for information about making an Adoption Appointment.
  2. The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter is now receiving feral cats, that are brought to the shelter by Animal Control. Please coordinate with your local Animal Services Agency for the trapping and transport of these animals.

    If you have any questions please call your local Animal Control Agency or the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter.

  3. Both Newport News and Hampton have stopped selling pet licenses for the time being.
  4. Thank you for your support and understanding. Stay safe!

COVID-19 Updates: See here for opening/closing/cancellation information

Reunite Lobby:
8 AM - 5 PM, 7 days a week, including holidays
For owner surrenders, owner reclaims and stray drop offs

Adoption Hours:

Regular Adoption Hours:

Monday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:  CLOSED
Wednesday: 12:00 pm - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM