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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 Max

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Max - Male, 1-2yrs.



Pen 4 Puppies

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Litter of 5 Pups –3-4 months old.



Pen 8 Nate and Tate

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Nate & Tate – Males, 5 months old, Beagle mix.



Pen 18 Stanley

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Stanley – Male, 1 yr.



Pen 11 Squirrel & Pearl

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Squirrel & Pearl – Females, 1yr old.



Pen 17 Rose

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Rose – Female, Hound mix, 2-3yrs



Pen 20 Mom and Puppies

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Momma Mountian/Fiest mix and 3 Female pups!



Pen 2 Moe

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Moe – Male, 2yrs Boxer mix.



Pen 1 Traci

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Traci –Female Husky mix, 1 yr old.



Pen 14 Tank

Friday, September 23, 2022

Tank – Small to Medium, Brown/ White, Male, 6-8 months Puppy.



Pen 10 Emily

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Emily – Shephard mix, Female, 2yrs, (35-40lbs)



Pen 15 Sam

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Sam –Labrador mix, Male, 2-3yrs, (50-60lbs)



Pen 3 Jade

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Jade - Female 3-4yrs – (60lbs)



Pen 16 Rockie

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Rockie – Male, 2yrs – Has a lot of energy. Sweet boy looking for a wonderful, loving home.  (70lbs)