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Outer Banks SPCA

Dare County Animal Shelter

Welcome to the Outer Banks SPCA

The Outer Banks SPCA’s goal is to save the lives of all healthy, treatable, and manageable dogs and cats in our community. Our organization offers multiple low-cost programs to assist with rabies vaccines and spay and neuter assistance. We strive to educate all our potential adopters and implement progressive animal adoption programs in our ongoing effort to save lives.





Other Animals

See our other animals that need homes!

The Donna-Hanna-Walker Fund

Donna-Hanna-Walker was born in Charleston, WV on December 10, 1948. She refused to live a tiny life and wished to live a large one. She did this by volunteering with under privileged children while getting a college education. Donna was a leader throughout her professional career yet always took time for children and animals which were her passion.

Donna and her soulmate Bruce traveled the world together collecting memories and touching lives, after which they chose the beautiful Outer Banks to call home.

Sadly, on May 25th, 2021, this amazing woman passed away. She loved animals and in her memory a fund named “The Donna Hanna-Walker Fund” has been established by her soulmate Bruce.

This fund will help abandoned pets, adoption fees and medical expenses to help the animals and community of Dare County, NC.

Donations can be made in her honor to the Outer Banks SPCA, PO Box 2477, Manteo, NC, 27954.

Please make checks payable to the Outer Banks SPCA, in memory of Donna Walker.

Jan. 2020 – August. 2021

Total Adoptions

Lives saved from euthanization at other shelters

Dogs treated for heartworms


Dare County Animal Services is staffed and managed by the Outer Banks SPCA. Visit our services page to learn more about how we help the animals of our community!

Our Wishlist

Visit our wishlist on Amazon! Our animal shelter is always in need of items for our animals and we appreciate your donations.

Events and Announcements

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OBX Jeep invasion!!

OBX Jeep invasion!!

What a fun event this is!!
Come by and meet our wonderful adoptable dogs Saturday September 25th from 10-3 PM

The Eagles Club Oktoberfest!!

The Eagles Club Oktoberfest!!

Join us for this fun event where ALL proceeds will go to the Outer Banks SPCA.
We will be on site from 2-5 PM! Pop by and meet some of our brilliant dogs!

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