Animal Services




The Randolph County Animal Services Department provides animal sheltering, animal law enforcement, rabies control, pet adoption, animal welfare organization networking and volunteer and public education programs.  Animal law and rabies control enforcement is provided to the unincorporated areas of Randolph County and the incorporated areas of Ramseur, Franklinville, Seagrove, Staley and Trinity.

Animal Services for the following cities are provided by the appropriate Police Department. Animals from all areas of Randolph County are accepted at the Animal Shelter.

Archdale - 336.434.3134

Asheboro - 336.626.1300

Liberty - 336.622.9053 

Randleman - 336.495.7510



Adoption Center

Contact: 336.683.8240
Hours:  Monday – Friday 9:00 – 5:30

Closed the first & third Wednesday of each month.

The Adoption Center receives animals from the Animal Shelter and offers them for pet adoption.  The Adoption Center provides educational visits to elementary school classes, coordinates spaying and neutering of shelter animals and welcomes volunteers.


Adoption and rescue transfer of animals received at the Animal Shelter.
Spay Neuter information.
Volunteer Program.
Educational programs.


Spaying and neutering dogs and cats reduces unplanned litters and unwanted animals admitted at the Animal Shelter.

Adopted dogs and cats are vaccinated and spayed or neutered before leaving the Adoption Center.  Owners of animals too young or otherwise unable to be altered at the time of adoption will receive a refund of 50% of the adoption fee after the pet is spayed or neutered.

         * Male Dog       $110
         * Female Dog   $120
         * Male Cat          $90
         * Female Cat     $100



Animal Shelter

Contact:  336.683.8235

Hours:  Monday – Friday 9:00 – 4:00

Closed the first & third Wednesday of each month.

We ask that no owner surrenders, stray or unwanted animals be brought in after 4:00 pm.


The Animal Shelter receives animal law violation reports, provides rabies control and accepts and houses lost, found, abandoned and unwanted domestic animals and animals held for rabies observation.

Animal Services accepts anonymous reports of suspected or witnessed animal cruelty and neglect.

  • State and local law investigations.
  • Rabies Control  
  • Assistance to law enforcement agencies.
  • Dangerous Dog investigations.
  • Public animal organization networking assistance.

Click “Animal Services Fees” above for more information.
Click “Lost Pets” above for listing of lost pets housed at the Animal Shelter.


Animal Services does not have authority to handle or remove wildlife other than rabies suspects.  Injured or orphaned wildlife information and licensed rehabilitators can be found here:




Dead Animals
Animal Services does not remove dead animals.  If a dead animal is found on or near a roadway please contact Division of Highways - 336.318.4050.