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The Humane Society of Wilkes does not own or run the Wilkes County Animal Shelter.

At the time they were posted, these dogs were available for adoption at Wilkes County Animal Shelter at 408 Call Street, Wilkesboro, NC, 336-903-7688. If you are interested in a particular dog you see on this page, please call the shelter to determine if it is still there before you go.  If you are looking for a dog that may have been turned in as a stray, please visit or call the shelter regularly. This webpage does not post photographs of the stray dogs being held in quarantine. We recommend that you also check the Wilkes County NC Lost and Found Pets page on Facebook.

Shelter Adoption Information

The shelter's hours of operation are 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday. The adoption fee is $95.00 for dogs under 50 pounds and $105 for dogs 50 pounds and over. $50.00 if the dog is already spayed or neutered.

This fee pays for the following:

  1. Physical examination
  2. A check for worms and routine deworming for hookworms and roundworms
  3. The first in a series of canine distemper and parvovirus vaccines
  4. Rabies vaccine at 4 months
  5. Spay or Neuter at 4-6 months

Other services that are recommended, such as a heartworm test and booster vaccinations for distemper and parvovirus, should be discussed with your veterinarian at the first visit.

Please also check the Humane Society of Wilkes Dogs in Foster Homes page for available foster dogs.

Dog Listings

Pen 13 Zip and Zoey

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Zip is a 3-month-old black/white male German Shepard mix and Zoey is a 1-year-old tri-color female terrier mix.

Pen 12 Jade

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Jade is a 3-year-old reddish/brown mix dog.

Pen 11 Snoopy and Rocket

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Snoopy is a three-year-old brown/white male Terrier mix and Rocket is a three-month-old brown/white male Terrier mix.

Pen Bane

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Bane is a male 8-month-old tan/white Husky mix.

Pen Jim

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Jim is a one-year black/tan/white terrier mix male.

Pen 6 Puppies

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Puppies are small to medium mix breed!

Shepherd puppies

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Adorable Shepherd mix puppies!

Pen 10 puppies

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Black/white puppies!

Pen 15 Jet

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Jet male black/tan adult hound mix.

Pen 14 Puppies

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Two female 6-month-old brown/white puppies!

Pen 3 Adult dog

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Adult Lab mix male dog black/white!

Pen 16 Beagle/Hound Puppies

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

10-week-old Beagle mix male and female puppies.

Pen 4 Justice

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Male mix adult tri-color dog.

Pen 19 Luna

Friday, July 15, 2022

Luna, female shepherd mix, about 1.5 years old 

Pen 7 Reise

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Reise is brown/white two-year-old lab/boxer mix female!  Super sweet girl!