If you’re looking to adopt a pet from a shelter, you have to make an appointment first.
“Thank you all for being patient as we attempt to accommodate continued adoptions during this time,” according to the PRAS’ Facebook post. “PRAS is going to adoptions by appointment only in the effort to keep everyone as safe as possible.”
The Heritage Humane Society serves Williamsburg and James City County. The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter is based in Newport News and also serves Hampton, Poquoson, and York County.
Each adoption appointment at the PRAS is scheduled for 45-minute intervals. See PRAS’ available animals here.
Jennifer Lafountain, spokeswoman for the Heritage Humane Society, wrote in an email that people interested in setting up an appointment can contact the HHS’ adoption team via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 757-221-0150. See HHS’ available animals here.
The HHS is open for stray pet intakes from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day, best to call ahead so staff can prepare, and owner surrenders are by appointment only.
The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter will also remain open for owner reclaims and pet intakes from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day.
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