Clarke County Animal Shelter

225 Ramsburg Lane Berryville, VA 22611
(Phone):540-955-5104 (Fax):540-955-5115

Who we are

The Clarke County Animal Shelter is a government run, "open door admission" shelter.
"Open door admission" means we receive animals regardless of their behavior, health or
level of adoptability, and that we do not turn away any UN-wanted or stray animals from
the towns and unincorporated communities of Berryville, Boyce, Millwood, White Post,
Waterloo, Calmes Neck, Frog Town, and parts of Bluemont. We are not considered a
no-kill shelter. The shelter takes in roughly 900 animals a year, with the totals growing
each year. We take GREAT pride in both: Keeping the shelter clean and inviting and
giving the animals in our facility the greatest love, care and attention as possible. The
shelter has 11 kennels for adoptable dogs. 11 kennels for stray dogs. 2 kennels for
nursing dogs. 2 kennels for the quarantine dogs. We have a main cat room that can
hold 14 cats for adoption. A cat condo that can house 5-6 cats. Stray cat room that can
hold 14 stray cats. Cat isolation room that can house 8 cats. This is all managed by two full
time employees and a few volunteers. Along with a small facility comes a small budget.
Our local Humane foundation helps us with the unexpected and emergency vet bills.
And for spaying and neutering of the shelter animals. If you would like to help? Be a
regular donor! Your donations will help with the present and future care of the animals
at our shelter.The Clarke county humane foundation: Po Box 713 Berryville, VA 22611.

HUGE shout out to the Navy Federal Credit Union in Winchester, VA.

for their collection and donation of:
95 cans of cat and dog food,
47 pounds of dry puppy food,
20 pounds of dry kitten food,
645 ounces of; Bleach, Pine Sol, Dish soap & Laundry soap,
And the assortment of scrub sponges and paper towels.
THANKS from everyone at the Clarke county animal shelter.

Shelter Hours

Open 7 days a week. Closed on Holidays.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8am to 4pm
Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 8am to 3:30pm

Subject to change if one of us is on vacation

The shelter will be closing on these holidays:

Monday, May 30, 2016 closed all day for Memorial Day
Monday, July 4, 2016 closed all day for Independence Day
Monday, September 5, 2016 closed all day for Labor Day
Monday, October 10, 2016 closed all day for Columbus Day
Friday, November 11, 2016 closed all day for Veteran's Day
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 closing at noon for Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 24, 2016 closed all day for Thanksgiving
Friday, November 25, 2016 closed all day for Thanksgiving
Friday, December 23, 2016 closed all day for Christmas
Monday, December 26, 2016 closed all day for Christmas

Even though the shelter is closed to the public on holidays,
Shelter staff will be in each day to care for the animals.

Click here to visit our pets

For Low Cost Spay & Neutering
please call the following places

Pet Neuter.Org. (In Stephens City) 540-868-0000
Spay Today at 304-728-8330

Important phone numbers to have

Clarke County Non-Emergency / Animal Control: 540-955-1234
Clarke County Animal Shelter: 540-955-5104
Roseville Vet Clinic: 540-837-1334
Plaza Pet Clinic: 540-722-3200
Battletown Animal Clinic: 540-955-2171
Valley Veterinary Emergency Referral Center: 540-662-7811
Winchester SPCA: 540-662-8616
Winchester Non-Emergency / Animal Control: 540-662-4131
Frederick County Esther Boyd Animal Shelter: 540-667-9192
Frederick County Non-Emergency / Animal Control: 540-662-6162
Warren County Humane Society: 540-635-4734
Warren County Non-Emergency / Animal Control: 540-635-4128 410-908-6374

Do you have your pet ready for an emergency?

What you need for each of your pets:

Medications (2 weeks' supply, Remember, medications need to be rotated out of your
emergency kit every two months, otherwise it will become out dated.)
Recent photos and copies of health / shot records and microchip information for your
pets in a waterproof container
Pet food (dry food, canned food & can opener if needed), at least one week's supply
(Remember, food needs to be rotated out of your emergency kit
every two months; otherwise it will become out dated.)
Bottle Water (for at least one week) (replace every two months)
Flashlight (with new batteries)
Pet Food/water dishes
Pet first aid kit
Pet carrier(s) with ID tag
Extra collar / harness / ID tags / leash
Waste disposal bags (dogs)
Litterbox and litter / scooper (cats)
Toys and chew treats.

Volunteering Opportunities

The shelter has enough volunteers at this time

Click on the picture to order and donate a Kuranda cat or dog bed
to an animal at the Clarke County Animal Shelter

Pet of the Week

Mia was brought into the shelter by her owner.
She is around 6 year old, spayed female.
She is you typical Husky (she loves to talk.)
She can jump a 6 foot fence and she won't come
back when she is called. She also does not like
to be left alone inside. She knows how to open
doors to let herself out. She is a super sweet girl
she needs a family that can work around her issues
She also needs to be the only dog. She does not do
well with other dogs.
push pass all the bad issues..... she is really a sweet
dog that deserves a family and a happy life.

Mia is featured on the Clarke county
Sheriff's office facebook page this week.

Click Here to Sponsor a Pet!

If you would like to help with the homeless animals at the shelter???
But can't bring any more home! You can now donate to have one
spayed or neutered and placed back up for adoption. This will
make the animal more calm and can help with some of the
behavioral problems that is stopping him or her from being adopted.

Just click on the "Sponsor a pet" link above. print the form out.
Fill the form out and mail it to us with a check to cover the amount
of your choice. We will spay or neuter an animal at our shelter
with your donation and a card will be placed on that animals cages
letting the world know you are the person or family that has
sponsored that animal.

Monetary donations can be sent to:

The Clarke County Humane Foundation, P.O. Box 713 Berryville, VA 22611.

The Clarke County Humane Foundation is paying for cats and dogs
ADOPTED from the Clarke County Animal Shelter to "Clarke County
residents" to be altered and assisting with the altering fee of cats
and dogs ADOPTED from the Clarke County Animal Shelter to residents
living in a county that borders Clarke County. They also help pay for
emergency surgeries and needed vet care for the animals living at the
animal shelter. Please be a sponsor and donate to the Clarke County
Humane Foundation. Thank you.

You can now donate "special needed items"

To the shelter for the cats and dogs that have;
upper respiratory, Urinary tract issues, food allergies, arthritis, etc.
Go online to "Petsmart". Up at the top of the page, click on "Wish List"
in the first name box. type "Clarke humane foundation"
you will find a list of items we use everyday at the shelter
for the special animals with special needs.
A lot of these animals were turned over to us,
because the families did not want to treat the issues.
They are wonderful animals with minor health issues,
looking for someone to help them.

on this list we also have what type of dry /can food we feed
our puppies and kittens. This is just another way you can
help the homeless animals at your local animal shelter.

We need can dog food.
We always run out

Purina Kitten and Purina Puppy Chow,
Can Cat and Can Dog Food,
Dry Cat and Dry Dog Food,
Cat Litter (clay non-clumping),
Cat & Dog Beds,
Cat and Dog Treats & Cat and Dog Toys,
Puppy & Kitten Replacement Powder Milk,
Front Line Plus/ Advantage; for Both Cats and Dogs,
Paper Towels & Windex,
Laundry Detergent & Dish Soap,
Bleach & Pine-sol,
Blankets, Comforters,Towels and Wash Clothes,
Scrubber Sponges,
Latex Gloves (large),
Copier Paper,
Large Heavy Trash Bags,
Large & Small Plastic Litter Boxes,
Large & Small, Dish Heavyweight Crocks
Gift Cards to Walmart, Pet Co and Pet Smart.

Up Coming Events

Adoption Process:

Stop in to visit with the animal of your choice.
Fill out an adoption application and spay / neuter agreement.
If you rent or live with someone we need landlord letter approving adoption OR
Proof from the homeowner you are living with that it is okay to adopt.
If you own your own home, we need proof of home ownership.
(personal property tax papers,etc,)
If you are looking to adopt a dog and you have other dogs at home.
You will need to bring your dogs in to meet the new dog.
If the adoption takes place. The newly adopted shelter animal
will not be able to go home until we can transport to our vet to be
spay /neutered. The adopter will pick up from our vet (Roseville Vet).
If the shelter pet is already spayed / neutered, it will go home
after all adoption paperwork and payment is completed.

Adoption Fees

Effective Immediately: All adoption fees have increased to $25.00 for all animals adopted
from our shelter. We only except CHECKS or MONEY ORDERS for shelter fees.
Cash is accepted for donation.

Animals at our shelter that are under 4 months of age CAN NOT be adopted to families over
one and a half hours away. Those animals are required to be brought back at the age of
6 months to be altered at OUR VET and this is becoming a problem. The rest of our animals
CAN NOT be adopted out over 2 hours away.
Thank you...


Coming from Winchester on Rt. 7, take business 7 into Berryville.
Take a right onto Westwood road.
Take right onto Ramsburg lane.
Coming from Loudoun County on Rt. 7 take a left onto west main / Business Rt 7.
Once on business 7, Take a right onto Westwood road. Take a right onto Ramsburg lane.
Coming from Rt. 340, turn left onto west Main Street.
Take a left onto Westwood. Take a right onto Ramsburg lane.


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