Norfolk Animal Care Center

  • Is the Norfolk Animal Care & Adoption Center open?
    • No, the Norfolk Animal Care Center is closed to the public.
    • Animal adoption applications are now accepted via email, and counseling will be provided by phone. The adoption application can be found on our website: www.norfolk.gov/nacc
    • All adoptions through this closure are $20, payments will be processed by phone.
    • The Norfolk Animal Care Center will update and maintain www.norfolk.gov/nacc with animals available for adoption, foster, as well as lost animals during this closure. Every effort will be made to assist in reuniting families with their missing companion animals.
    • Acceptance of owner-surrendered companion animals is suspended during this closure, except for cases involving medical emergencies or public safety concerns.
    • During business hours (8 a.m. - 5: 00 p.m.), call 757-441-5505. 
    • After hours, call Police Non-Emergency Dispatch at 757-664-7387.
    • Staff is also available by email at nacc@norfolk.gov.
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