Animal Services & Control

The Department of Animal Services and Control is responsible for operating the animal shelter and providing animal control services for the citizens of Currituck County.  They handle all aspects of domesticated animal safety and welfare concerns. The staff is responsible for protecting the rights of animals in the community to ensure proper care and accommodations are provided.

Animal Shelter

The modern shelter welcomes is has dedicated staff handling adoption of pets, process the release of picked up animals
educate the public and care for animals house in the shelter.

Volunteers from the community are always welcome to perform various tasks, including:

  • walking dogs
  • cleaning
  • feeding
  • and spending time

with the dogs and cats to help the animals’ socialization skills.

Animal Control

Officers are committed to enforcing the animal ordinances as mandated by the Currituck County Ordinances and the North Carolina General Statutes.

Officers respond to emergency and routine calls for assistance concerning the animals in the county. Staff also investigates reports of animal bites and quarantine the animal if necessary. They investigate cruelty and neglect reports as well as enforce the county wide leash law.