Amelia County Animal Shelter


Click here for a list of pets at this shelter


Come Visit Us!

Joe H. Paulette Memorial Park,
16565 Five Forks Road
Amelia, VA 23002.


Monday/Wednesday from 10am-Noon and from 3pm-6pm.
Tuesday/Thursday/Friday from 10am-12pm
Saturday/Sunday we are closed to the public.

If you are unable to visit us during regular business hours please call the shelter and an appointment can be made at 804-561-3878.

Adopting A New Friend - $10 Adoption Fee

If you are over 18 yrs of age with a valid Identification card and can provide a loving forver home, then you are in the right place. All owners are required to spay/neuter their new pet within 30 days of the adoption. Pets adopted out of the area must be sterilized at the owner's expense prior to leaving the county. There is an adoption fee of $10.00 per animal when picked up.

Our local humane organization (A.P.A.W.) Amelia Patrons for Animal Welfare provides low cost, spay/neuter assistance for Amelia residents and anyone adopting a pet from the Amelia shelter.
For assistance visit their website at wwwapawinc.org or write to APAW, P.O. Box 725, Amelia, VA 23002.
click here to visit the APAW website...

Who We Are


Amelia County Animal Shelter is located in Amelia County, Virginia. We are a government run facility operated by the Amelia County Animal Control.Our mission is to provide animal control as well as animal protection for the County of Amelia. By doing so we hope to bridge the gap between humans and animals, making it a better place for all to live.


WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL THE RESCUES AND HUMANE GROUPS FOR THEIR CONTINUED ASSITANCE IN PLACING ANIMALS. WE COULD NOT DO IT WITH OUT ALL THE EXTRA HELP.




Directions from 360 East or West:
*From Richmond take 288 to Hull Street West towards Amelia. Follow Hull Street into Amelia. Go through stop light at the McDonalds. Then go through Blinking yellow light and take next left onto Goodes Bridge Road (this is second Goodes Bridge Rd). Then take first right onto Otterburn Road go to stop sign and go straight. We are on the right in Joe H. Paulette Memorial Park behind the horse ring.
*From Farmville take East 460 to route 307 to East 360 take right on to Goodes Bridge Rd and then Right onto Otterburn Road. At the stop sign go straight and we are on the right in Joe H. Paulette Memorial Park, behind the horse ring.

Map to our shelter


Amelia County Animal Shelter
16565 Five Forks Rd
P.O. Box A
Amelia VA 23002
Phone: (804) 561-3878

Email:
ameliaanimalshelter@ameliacova.com