Animal Services Unit

The Chesterfield Animal Shelter is now open by appointments only.

The office staff is available by phone:

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Please call (804) 748-1683

Mission Statement

To serve, protect, and promote safety through the education of our community regarding responsible pet ownership and the enforcement of violations of law pertaining to animal welfare. 

Values

  • Protect public health and safety
  • Prevent animal cruelty and neglect
  • Reunite lost pets with their owner
  • Enforce animal-related laws and ordinances
  • Educate the community on responsible pet ownership
  • Provide compassion and comfort for animals in our care

Priorities

  • Encourage community involvement through events and outreach
  • Build partnerships
  • Expand and develop personnel
  • Be transparent
  • Increase educational efforts
  • Increase live exit rate
  • Reduce euthanasia
  • Share our story
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