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City of Norfolk $5 Rabies Clinic

Saturday, June 18 from 1 to 3 pm at Norfolk Department of Public Health (830 Southampton Avenue). Supplies are limited and shots offered on a first come, first served basis. Animals must be at least 12 weeks old with cats in carriers and dogs on leashes.  For more information, call (757) 435-9689.  Presented by the City of Norfolk Public Health and the Norfolk Health District of the Virginia Department of Health. Click here for flyer.

Shop Amazon Smiles...Support Homeless Pets!

Father's Day is June 19th. If you’re looking for the perfect gift, consider shopping through Amazon Smile  in support of Friends of Norfolk Animal Care Center and let your great gift do some good too! Donations through Amazon Smile help the pets at Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center. It’s easy!  Just click here.

It's Hurricane Season. Are Your Pets Ready?

The Bayview Recreation Center is the City of Norfolk's Pet-Friendly Emergency Shelter.  Learn more about what you need to know if you and your pet need to evacuate.  Click here.

Plucky Piper Finds Her Happy Tail Ending!

Thanks to everyone who shared Piper's story, donated to her cause and wanted the very best for this little kitten with big medical issues.  Piper is doing great (after traveling all the way to Pennsylvania for surgery) and has found her forever home  Click here to read about her happy ending.

Muffin -- Another Example Of How Together We Do Make A Difference

Meet Muffin, a sweet dog who came to us with severe medical issues and signs of neglect. Because of your support, Friends was able to help NACC provide medical care, a loving foster home, and best of all a future forever home. Click here to read Muffin's story and learn how you can help make a difference for pets like Muffin.

Happy Tail: Friendship At First Sight

In this Happy Tail, Kitty Leo picked out his adopter!  Lada brought him home where he found his BFF, resident cat Hector.  With the advice of the amazing NACC staff, Lada created a positive introduction and now the dynamic duo share toys, food and the perfect perch on a sunny window sill. Read their Happy Tail story.

2015 Annual Report

We have our fingers in a lot of pies -- so check out our pie chart and 2015 Annual Report to discover what Friends accomplished last year.


About Friends of Norfolk Animal Care Center

Friends of Norfolk Animal Care Center gives Hampton Roads residents the ability to make a positive difference in the lives of homeless pets. We are a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit created to support the important work of the Norfolk Animal Care & Adoption Center.  Learn more about our mission, what we do, and how you can help. 

Adoptable Pets of the Day (Click here to see more available pets)


5585 Sabre Road – off Military Highway, near Janaf Shopping

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Animal Visitation Hours:

ues, Wed, Fri, & Sat.: 11 am-4:30 pm
Thurs: 2 pm-7 pm
Sun: 12 am-4:30 pm
Closed Monday



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P.O. Box 11403
Norfolk, VA   23517


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