Animal Shelter

Office: (304) 329-3461 (Leave a message if no one answers, we will return your call.)

Fax: (304)-329-3483                                     E-mail:  pcas@prestoncountywv.org

Staff

             Brittaney Shearer - Animal Control Officer  

About the Shelter

We are a county operated facility. All animals that leave the facility must be altered (spay/neuter) within 30 days of adoption or sexual maturity in accordance with WV State Law 19-20B-2. To view our adoptable animals or see current postings check out our sites on Petfinder and Facebook.

http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/WV70.html

Adoption

 

Adoption days are: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 10am-6pm.

Every Saturday 10am-2pm.

Drop off by appointment only, cats accepted on Wednesday 10am-5pm

 

Adoption fees are $140 for dogs and includes spay/nueter DHLPP and kennel cough vaccines, rabie shots, wormed and flea treated. Cat adoption fees are $50 adult and 75 for kittens and include rabies shots FIV test, 4 way vaccine and are wormed and flea treated.

 

Volunteers

 

Volunteers and Donations are greatly appreciated as well as needed. If you are interested in volunteering, contact the animal shelter to pickup an application. Volunteers can help by caring for our animals, such as, walking, bathing, socializing, transporting and LOVING them! We can also use help with general cleaning at the shelter such as cleaning kennels, cages, laundry, floor and other surfaces. Help is also needed with projects for improvements at our facility.

Donations

Donations are greatly appreciated and are what keeps our facility running. We accept donations for Dog Food/Puppy Chow, Cat Food/Kitten Chow, Leashes/Collars (any size), Laundry Detergent/Bleach, Cleaning Supplies: Pinesol, etc., Blankets/Towels, Pet Carrier-Plastic, Dog Boxes-Plastic, Brushes/Combs, Shampoo, Plastic Totes/Lids for storage

 

Monetary donations are always helpful too, though it is best to ask what we need so you can designate funds toward a specific cause. Call the Shelter Manager for more information

 

Mission Statement


We define shelter as a facility that protects, houses and cares for unwanted animals. 

At the Preston County Animal Shelter we believe all animals deserve to be treated with dignity, care, compassion, as well as to be deserving of a forever home.


Goals

Reduce pet population through a Spay/Neuter program

Prevent cruelty to animals.

Promote respect and compassion for all animals through education.

Treat each animal that comes into our facility as though it were our own.

Provide animals with the attention and love they deserve.

Ensure animals at PCAS always have a clean and safe environment.

Use care, caution and discernment when selecting homes for our animals.

 

Check back often as special hours and announcements will be posted when available.

 

 

OUR LOCATION

We are located off Rt. 26 in Preston County near the Preston High School Campus.

From Morgantown : Take Rt. 7 from Sabarton to Kingwood. At the 3rd Light in Kingwood, take a right at the Clear Mountain Bank onto Rt. 26. Stay on 26 for .5 mile till you see the Preston High School entrance; take the left on to Preston High Drive . Take the first right onto a gravel/dirt road crossing Knight Drive , where our sign is located. You will be on a paved drive, follow it down to our entrance.

From 1-68 in Bruceton, take Rt. 26 South to Kingwood. At the stoplight proceed through the light.Stay on 26 for .5 mile till you see the Preston High School Entrance, take the left on to Preston High Drive . Take the first right onto a gravel/dirt road crossing Knight Drive , where our sign is located. You will now be on a paved drive, follow it down to our entrance.

From Rt. 26 South Fellowsville Area, take 26 North to Kingwood. At the Heldreth Motel  the entrance to the High School is on the right, you may see our sign from the road, and also a sign for Fairmont State 's partnership. Take this right, Knight Drive till you come to a right at the yellow gate. After turning right, follow the road to our facility below the County Buckwheat Bus Garage.

You may also call 304-329-3461, and most people will help you out if you get lost and need to ask for directions. :)