Your new best friend is closer than you think!


Welcome to Cougar Pets! We are a local animal rescue group housed on the Central Carolina Community College campus. As part of the Veterinary Medical Technology program, our animals help teach veterinary technician students essential skills that will help future animals.


All of our animals are rescued from shelters, and all are adoptable. In addition, they are up to date on vaccines, spayed/neutered, and micro-chipped. Click on the cat or dog below to get started!


Already found your best friend? Fill out an application here!

(Please allow up to 2 weeks for your application to be processed.)

Cougar Pet Spotlight

Come, Sit, Stay!

Do you see a pet you like, but want to meet them first? Make an appointment with our staff and we will set up a Meet and Greet session! 



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 My name is Katara. I am a 5 year old, female that loves to play and cuddle! I am very laid back and would do best having all the attention of my future owner all to myself! I am very sweet and love to be loved, but also know how to be independent. In my spare time, I enjoy hiding in boxes and bird watching by the window!

Click here to fill out an application!

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My name is Ethel! I am a younger dog who would love to be your new best friend! I love running around and going on walks.  I love playing with toys and making new friends. I can't wait to find my new running buddy!

Click here to fill out an application!


NOTE: As a USDA regulated facility, we are closed to the general public and non-colony animals. Meet and Greet sessions are by appointment only! While we love all animals, we request that only people attend Meet and Greet sessions.