Cleveland County Animal Services operates the County’s animal shelter where we have dogs and cats that are available for adoption. The cost to adopt a dog is $40 and the cost to adopt a cat is $20. The adoption fee includes spay/neuter, vaccines and microchipping. The Cleveland County Animal Shelter is open Monday through Friday from 10 AM until 4 PM and Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM. The shelter is closed on Wednesday and Sunday. Cleveland County Animal Control Officers enforce ordinances and state laws in order to prevent and control rabies and they investigate animal bites, reports of injured animals, reports of cruelty to animals, and all complaints related to nuisance or dangerous animals.