Report a Problem

The Animal Services Unit handles a variety of issues as they relate to domestic animals in the County.

Who to Call

Please call the 804-748-1251, the police non-emergency number, if you need to speak with an Animal Services officer about:

  • Animal neglect or cruelty
  • Dogs running at large
  • Stray dog that has been found
  • Any other non-emergency Animal Services issue

If you wish to speak with a shelter representative, please call:

804-748-1683
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Animal Services does not handle calls for service related to barking dogs. Please call the police non-emergency number, 804-748-1251, to speak to a police officer.