The Animal Shelter can use all sorts of help from volunteers and donors.

Madison County Animal Shelter
389 Long Branch Road
Marshall, NC 28753
Phone: 828-649-3190
Fax: 828-649-3259

From US Hwy 25/70 turn onto Long Branch Road, travel 2 tenths of a mile and Animal Shelter Rd turns to the left. We are at the top of the hill.

Hours of Operation
Tuesday: 10am-5pm
Wednesday: 10am-5pm
Thursday: 10am-5pm
Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-3pm
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed

Animal Shelter
Volunteer Program

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We are looking for individuals who enjoy working with animals or who would like to help the animals at the shelter through duties that facilitate animal related projects. The work at the Madison County Animal Shelter is both challenging and satisfying.

Volunteers perform an invaluable service in the operation of this unique county department.

Below is a list of duties you may volunteer for at the shelter:

Dog Walking/Animal Socialization: Exercise, socialize and train dogs available for adoption while reinforcing positive behavior.

Animal Bather/Groomer: This position involves bathing and grooming the animals so they look (and feel) their best.

Cleaning: Clean and sanitize the kennels, laundry, and dishes so the animals have a healthy environment.

Launderer: Blankets and towels are used daily to provide animal comfort. We need people at each shelter to collect, wash & dry blankets and towels and redistribute to animals who need extra care.

Front Desk Greeter/Kennel Greeter: Greeting and directing visitors is vital! Greet and assist customer as they enter the shelter. Are they looking for their own lost pet? Do they want to adopt a new furry family member? Help them find their way around!

Foster Care: Can you foster an animal in your home?

Repair/Maintenance: Good with tools? Like to garden, The shelter needs repair work on the building and the grounds need care and maintenance.

Educational/Special Events: Enjoy talking to kids? Love getting in front of a classroom? We are looking for people with teaching skills to talk to kids in our community about dog bite prevention and responsible pet ownership.

Pet Adoption Days: Help an animal find a new family to love!

You must be 16 years of age or be accompanied by an adult to volunteer.




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