463 Airport Road
Sylva, NC 28779




  • Did you know.....
    • an estimated 25% of animals in shelters are purebreds?
    • Between 3 - 4 million pets are euthanized in shelters each year?
    • A cat can have 3 litters a year, and can produce 420,000 offspring in 6 years?
    • People who surrender or abandon their pets are more likely to be young and uneducated? (read more...)
  • Statistics from the Humane Society of the United States
  • Statistics from the Jackson County Animal Shelter
    • Number of animals euthanized in 2004: 214 (thru June 30th)
    • Number of animals euthanized in 2003: 632
    • Number of animals euthanized in 2002: 671
  • Moving on: a frequently cited reason for abandoning an animal
  • Night-time shelter drop off: why don't we have one? (Read, think about our hidden cameras, and remember: abandoning an animal anywhere is a criminal offense.


Behavior and Health Tips (from the Humane Society of the United States)

General Information

Dog Sites

Cat Sites

  • Catman-2 is a private, limited admission, no-kill, cats-only shelter. Conceived and operated by Dr. Harold Sims, Catman-2 has placed over 650 cats for adoption in the past three years!

Jackson County Sites