Contact PRAS


Our Shelter address is:

5843 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, Virginia 23605
757-933-8900 FAX: 757-933-8917

Shelter Manager: Roger Iles
Superintendent of Operations: Amy Burnup  
Operations Supervisor: Jacob Ervin
Foster/Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator: Tiffany Webb:
Adoption Coordinator: Krista Smith:
Intake Coordinator: Erica Lewis:

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PRAS is unique in that we have two lobbies to support our operational needs. Please see below for the Hours of Operation that vary for each part of our facility


PRAS Adoption Lobby

757-933-8916 | First entrance on the left

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 12 PM - 5 PM
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 12 PM - 5PM
  • Thursday: 12 PM - 5PM 
  • Friday: 12 PM - 5PM 
  • Saturday: 11 AM - 5 PM
  • Sunday: 12 PM - 5PM 

PRAS cannot guarantee starting a new meet and greets with animals for adoption after 4 PM.

Owner Surrender & Lost/Found

757-933-8919 | Second entrance on the left

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Sunday: 8 AM - 5 PM

We allow up to two guests in this lobby.

PRAS cannot guarantee starting owner surrender process for new animals after 4:30 PM.