Interested in helping out? Donations can be dropped off at the Shelter during our regular shelter hours or mailed to:

Mailing Address

PO Box 399
Cornelius, NC 28031

Shelter Hours

Tuesday - Friday 11a.m. - 1p.m .   3p.m. - 5p.m.   or by appointment
Saturday - 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  or by appointment

Supplies List

Below are some common items we use:
  • Any educational materials related to pets
  • Arm and Hammer deodorizer
  • Bath / Wash towels
  • Cat and Dog toys
  • Cat and Dog treats
  • Cat food; wet and dry; adult / kitten
  • Cat litter
  • Dish scrubbers / sponges
  • Dishwashing soap
  • Dog food; wet and dry; adult / puppy
  • Dog walk bags
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hand soap
  • High Efficiency (he) Laundry detergent
  • Latex gloves
  • Lint roller
  • Lysol products
  • Old newspaper
  • Paper towels
  • Pens / Sharpie markers
  • Trash bags (55 gallon)

Other ways you can help:

Volunteer Opportunities

The Cornelius Animal Shelter relies heavily on those that volunteer their time to insure the welfare of the animals. There is a constant need for active kennel attendants and administrative volunteers. If you are over the age of 18 and interested, please contact Cornelius Animal Control at 704-237-3602 or visit us at the shelter to fill out a Volunteer Application.

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