Dogs Needing Homes in Lebanon, Virginia

Stray dogs without identication are kept for 7 days before being put up for adoption. Dogs with identication are kept for 10 days before being put up for adoption. Not all dogs at the shelter are listed here. Contact the shelter if your dog is missing. We would like a dog to go to a new home or rescue as soon as possible after its "available" date.

  • To adopt a dog you must be 18 years of age or older.
  • You must provide a picture ID with a current address at the time of the adoption.
  • The cost of adoption is $40 and you must spay/neuter the dog within 30 days of adoption or have an appointment to have it done.
  • Rabies vaccination and licensing must be completed within 7 days of adoption.
  • State law requires that adopted dogs be sterilized within 30 days of adoption.
  • Out of state adoptions must be spayed or neutered before leaving Virginia.
  • State law requires that all dogs and cats be vaccinated for rabies.

Make sure that you are able to take your dog home on the day you adopt it. We will not keep a dog for you after its 'available' day.


If your dog is missing see the RCAS Facebook page and contact the shelter

Please click on a dogs name or picture to see more information

Sally - Stray awaiting owner reclaim

Breed: Beagle mix?

Age: 5-7 years approx

Sex: Female

Size: Small

Available on: 06-19-2021


Breed: Doberman mix?

Age: 2 years approx

Sex: Male

Size: Large

Available on: 06-09-2021


Breed: Shepherd mix?

Age: 8-10 years approx

Sex: Female

Size: Medium

Available on: 05-31-2021


Breed: Hound mix?

Age: 4-6 years approx

Sex: Female

Size: Medium

Available on: 05-27-2021

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