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Animal Control Ordinance Changes
Our Animal Control Unit responds to calls for service throughout the city. If you wish to file an animal complaint, please call (252)633-2020 to speak with the Animal Control Officer and/or a police officer. Or, send them an email by clicking this link. Please do not use email for emergency communication. For non-emergency related questions, leave a message for the Animal Control Unit at (252)672-4215.
Additional Contact Numbers:
Craven/Pamlico County Animal Shelter (252)637-4606
To report injured wildlife (252)638-4646
Revision to Animal Control Ordinance:
Section 6- 2. Definitions.
Unless otherwise specifically provided, or unless clearly required by the context, the words and phrases defined in this ordinance shall have the meaning indicated below:
16) Tethering means tying out or fastening a dog outdoors on a rope, chain or other type of line for holding a dog. This shall not include tying out or fastening a dog outdoors on an attended leash.
To view the Ordinance Amending Chapter 6 Animals (Animal Control Ordinance) adopted in 2017 click here.
Click here to find out how to recognize the signs of rabies infection in your pet and what to do if a human is exposed.