Surrendering an Animal

If you are interested in surrendering an animal, you must make an appointment. Please call the HSMC Intake Line at (352) 873-PETS (7387) x207. You will be asked to leave a message with a description of the animal(s) and contact information; however, your call will be returned as soon as possible. Please understand that HSMC is not an open admission shelter and we reserve the right to refuse to take an animal under certain circumstances. As well please know that at any given time there is a queue ahead of you and we can only accept more animals upon the adoption of others. If you have found a stray animal, please contact Marion County Animal Control at (352) 671-8727. The Humane Society of Marion County cannot pick up stray animals and we are not equipped to deal with animal nuisances. MCAS also now has a TNR (trap, neuter & release program) and that can assist you with and feral colonies that you are aware of please call 352-671-8700 for questions. TLC Pet snip is a brand-new clinic they are very reasonable 352-644-7647.