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Pleasants County Humane Society

The goal of the Pleasants County Animal Control Facility is to find forever homes for as many of our shelter animals as possible. Please contact our facility for more information.

Ways You Can Help

We are a very small shelter with very little staffing and as such, we rely heavily upon the generosity of our volunteers.  A few of the ways you can help include.

  • Taking pictures of dogs and cats

  • Administrative help reviewing applications

  • Performing vet checks

  • Grooming dogs

  • Newsletter help

  • Writing thank you notes

  • Visiting and walking dogs 

  • Fundraising/event coordination

  • Transport coordinators

  • Foster coordinators

  • Helping clean and feed.

  • Doing Laundry

  • Taking animals to outside adoption events

  • Taking animals to nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and schools.

  • Driving animals to the vet or transporting to rescue

  • Assisting in the office, welcoming the public, and assisting them find the right pet

  • Grounds-keeping, mowing, and landscaping

  • Shelter repairs and cleaning

Of course, we can always use foster help too. If you’re interested in fostering, click here.

If you're interested in becoming a volunteer just complete our online application here.



Dog Shelter

Open M-F 10am-2pm EST
Sat & Sun by appointment
304-684-CARE (2273)​

NOTE: Pleasants County Humane Society requires an approved application before scheduling appointments to meet their animals.

Cat Shelter

Open every day except Wed
8:30am-11:30am EST
304-684-PURR (7877)

Contact Information
Pleasants County Humane Society
669 Pike Road, St. Marys, WV 26170

Phone: 304-684-2273

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