The PRAS is hoping our fosters, volunteers, and YOU our amazing #prasfurfam will invite a PRAS shelter pet in to your home this holiday season. Interested in our special holiday foster program? Fill out the following survey to let us know!
*Please note, not all families may be matched with a shelter pet.
The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter is currently operating under normal operating hours for adoptions, owner surrenders, stray drop offs and reclaims. FOR EVERYONE’S SAFETY PLEASE BRING A FACE MASK/COVERING TO WEAR IN THE BUILDING FOR YOUR MEET & GREET AND ADOPTION.
If you have any questions please call your local Animal Control Agency or the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter.
The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter (PRAS) is a collaborative venture supported by four separate Hampton Roads communities: Newport News, Hampton, Poquoson, and York County. This 30,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility is managed and operated by the City of Newport News on behalf of the four jurisdictions. This "open-admission" shelter contains a full service veterinary clinic for the shelter animals and has capacity for approximately 100 dogs and 180 cats, as well as pocket pets and other small companion animals. The shelter's primary responsibilities include holding stray animals until they can be reunited with their owners, rehoming owner-surrendered pets, and facilitating pet adoptions. The shelter also houses animal control offices for the participating jurisdictions. Watch a video tour of our shelter.