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Shelter Location
140 Aviation Parkway
Barco, North Carolina 27917

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Contact Information

Gina Maurer
Director of Shelter Operations

Rachael Stone
Shelter Manager

153 Courthouse Road
Suite 900
Currituck, North Carolina  27929


Open to Public
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Saturday:
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Currituck Animal Service & Control Foster Program

Volunteers in the community may serve as foster parents to a pet awaiting adoption. Being a foster parent means providing a temporary home for a pet until a permanent home can be arranged. This can be a fulfilling experience for a pet and the foster family, and provides tremendous support to the animal shelter.

The Foster Program has two components:

  • Temporary Foster Parent - Providing a temporary home for a pet. This may include animals who need regular medication due to an injury or sickness, or very young pets who need a more stable environment as they begin to grow and develop. A temporary placement helps prepare the pet for adoption into a permanent home.
  • Foster with Intent to Adopt - Taking in an animal for two weeks to see if the pet and family are compatible for a permanent adoption. To foster an animal with the intent to adopt, a family must allow a home visit by staff of Animal Services and obtain a recommendation from a veterinarian.

Fostering a pet can play a major role in helping an animal prepare for a permanent adoption. It also helps open more space and resources at the animal shelter for other animals in need of a home. 

If you are interested in participating the Foster Program, please contact Animal Services & Control.