CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) INFORMATION
Until the statewide "Stay At Home" order has been lifted - ALL SERVICES ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY – NO walk-ins will be accepted. For information related to all Pitt County response to COVID-19, please visit the Coronavirus Information Page of our website, also available in SPANISH.
- DO NOT bring at-risk individuals to appointments
- If you have lost a pet, you can view animals currently at the Shelter by clicking HERE
- It is important for residents to include their pets in preparedness plans. For information on how to make a plan, click HERE.
- The public forum portion of the Animal Services Advisory Board (ASAB) meeting will be rescheduled (date TBD)
The primary mission of Pitt County Animal Services is to safeguard public health and safety by supporting the education of our citizens on responsible pet ownership; to protect our community’s animals from cruelty and neglect, and to house, care, place or provide humane resolution for animals in its care.
- Reduce euthanasia of healthy animals
- Increase shelter live release rate
- Improve cooperation and relationships with municipalities
The Animal Shelter also provides rabies control services such as:
- Annual rabies clinics offering vaccines for $5
- Investigating animal bites in the county
- Loaning of dog/cat traps
- Replacement rabies tags at no charge
Report Animal Neglect or AbuseA positive and interactive relationship between animal services, law enforcement, and the community is critical to protecting the animal population. Without the assistance of residents who discover and report abuse to authorities, most abused animals will likely die or suffer extreme pain in their present conditions. Additionally, those responsible for the abuse may not be sought out. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT IDENTIFYING AND REPORTING ANIMAL NEGLECT AND ABUSE.
Surrendering a Pet
Animal Services only accepts animals weekdays from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. In order to drop off a pet, you must call the shelter on the weekday morning you plan to bring the pet in to ensure that space is available. If there is no room at the shelter for the pet, you'll need to call again the following day to schedule a different drop off time.
After you've called and scheduled a drop off time, you will then bring the pet to the shelter along with your Government ID proving that you are a Pitt County resident. If you are owner surrendering your pet, there will be a $20 surrender fee that must be paid at the time of drop off. Owners will also need to provide proof of ownership: i.e. vet records, rabies certificates, and such.
If you have any questions, please call the Animal Shelter at 252-902-1725
Click here for more info on surrendering a pet
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