Contacting Animal Control

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Before you call, please be sure to have the exact address of the dog(s).


Asheville City Animal Control

To file a complaint or request service, call (828) 252-1110. If you have an emergency, call 9-1-1. An Animal Services Officer is on duty from 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday through Friday; and 1-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Officers are on standby for incoming emergencies at all other times.

City of Asheville Animal Services
Unit Supervisor: Brenda Sears
Location: 100 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC 28801 (Police & Fire Headquarters)
Mail: P.O. Box 7148, Asheville, NC 28802
Direct: (828) 259-5872

Buncombe County Animal Control

The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office is in charge of animal control for Buncombe County outside municipal limits. They can be reached at 828-250-6670. 



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