ANIMAL CARE RESOURCE INFORMATION

This information provided by Preston County Humane Society is accurate as of June, 2017. To update or confirm the information, contact the resources below.

 

ANIMAL EMERGENCIES

If an animal is in immediate danger call 911.

 

To report animal neglect, abuse, or cruelty call Preston County Sheriff's office: 304-329-1611

 

Lost and found pets:

Call Preston County Animal Shelter 304-329-3461,

see the shelter Facebook page, or email: pcas@prestoncountywv.gov.

Check the "Mon and Preston County Rumor Mill" Facebook page -

many found pets are posted.

 

The Preston County Sheriff's Tax Office can research the owner of a lost dog wearing a tax tag, call 304-329-0105 during business hours.

 

Animal poisoning

the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center hotline 888-426-4435.

Help is available 24/7/365. There may be a consultation fee.

A free phone app is offered to learn about poisons, symptoms, and treatments.

Website: aspca.org/pet-carelanimal-poison-control

 

Emergency veterinary clinics:

Cheat Lake Animal Hospital, open 24/7 just off Rt 43 on the Fairchance Road near Cheat Lake. Phone: 304-594-1124. Website: cheatlakevets.com

 

North Central West Virginia Emergency Vet Clinic, open evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. 1-79, exit 139, Pricket's Fort exit, Fairmont. Phone: 304-363-2227

 

Injured, ill, or orphaned birds:

contact the Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia, based in Morgantown,  at 304-906-5438. Website: ACCAWV.org

WV Raptor Rehabilitation Center, Bunners Ridge,  Fairmont. 304-366-2867; wvrrc.org

 

Disaster Response: Preston County Disaster Animal Response Team, contact Preston County Office of Emergency Management 304-329-1855. Team has a Facebook page.

 

NON-EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

Preston County Humane Society, website: prestoncountyhumanesociety.org PCHS may provide help with sick or injured animal vet expenses and urgent pet food needs.

PCHS does not operate a shelter or foster program.

For financial assistance to get a pet spayed/neutered, call PCHS at 304-435-1808.

 

Pet food assistance is often available at the Raymond Wolfe Center, Price Street, Kingwood. Call 304-329-3644.

Preston County Animal Shelter may also have pet food available: 304-329-3461.

 

RedRover.org has programs to help with the cost of urgent/emergency vet care, resources

for pets in domestic violence situations, grants to pet food pantries, and disaster relief.

 

For information on creating a Disaster Plan and Disaster Kit for your pets, including for farm animals, visit humanesociety.org and search the topic "disaster preparedness."

To learn about West Virginia animal laws and legislative action, visit the website for The Federation of Humane Organizations of West Virginia: fohowv.org.

To adopt a pet, visit Preston County Animal Shelter or see available animals at Petfinder.com. Enter your zip code to view photos and link to reputable area rescue and adoption organizations.