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Employee Status Updated 08/12/2021: Open with Liberal Leave
Office Status: Normal
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Animal Control

Q & A For Animal Control Response During The State of Emergency Due to COVID-19

Animal Control

The Animal Control Division enforces the State and County Code dealing with Animal Regulations that ensure the humane care and treatment of animals and to encourage responsible pet ownership.  This includes, but is not limited to nuisance wildlife, the apprehension of unlicensed dogs, unwanted or injured domestic animals, in addition to performing cruelty and animal bite investigations.  Animal Control works closely with a number of county and state public agencies, the Tri-County Animal Shelter, and other humane animal groups to appropriately respond to animal related issues.

Mon- Fri 7:00 am to 4:00 pm call 301-475-8018.

For an animal control emergency after hours please call 301-475-8016.

Animal Services Customer Satisfaction Survey (Animal Control Officer)