The Forsyth County Department of Animal Control depends on the support of our community. Join a dedicated team of like-minded individuals who strive to make the world a better place for animals and people. Each year, hundreds of our neighbors donate their time to help homeless animals. The Forsyth County Department of Animal Control welcomes your involvement.
Orientations for volunteers 16 and older are held the 1st Saturday at 3 pm and the 3rd Tuesday at 6 pm each month at the Animal Shelter. Orientation begins promptly at the scheduled time and lasts approximately an hour. It’s the first step to volunteering with us. Check the Calendar of Events for dates. For more information call 336-703-2467.
Volunteers may assist in the delivery of dog houses to needy homes, pass out flyers.
The Department of Animal Control has many programs and avenues of assistance available to members of our community. Help us get this information to the community! This would involve a responsible adult to drive to specified locations for brochures to be distributed.
There are also local non-profit organizations which assist the shelter in caring for shelter pets. These organizations are in need of volunteers. Use the links below to visit their websites.
Starting Monday, September 18th our hours will be changing. During this transitional period, we will have limited hours due to staffing. Beginning Monday our hours will be as follows:
We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.