Rabies vaccinations and licenses are required for all cats and dogs over 4 months old. North Carolina State Law (NCGS I30A-I90) also requires that dogs and cats shall wear rabies tags at all times. Animals coming into the state must be vaccinated for rabies and registered within 30 days. Annual license fees may vary but are higher for unsterilized animals; penalty for unvaccinated and/or unregistered animals. Leash laws are in effect.
Phone: 919-560-0900 All requests for service must be made to the Sheriff's Office Communications Center.
Contact Captain W.M. Oakley III or Lt. Brendan Hartigan. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday -Friday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
Saturday, Sunday, Holidays: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Officers are available after hours for animal emergencies.
Call (919) 560-0900 to report stray, unwanted, sick or injured animals, as well as rabies control, animal bite investigation, nuisance control, cruelty, and negligence investigation. For weekend emergencies, call 911 to relay message to Animal Control.
Report dead animals:
City 560-1200, M-F, 7-6
2117 E. Club Blvd., Durham 27704
M, T, Th, F 10:30-5; W 10:30-6
Sat 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Closed on Sun. and county holiday.
Animals picked up by Animal Control are taken to the shelter of Durham Animal Protection Society. The Shelter helps with adoptions, lost pets, dog obedience programs and provides low-cost spaying/neutering certificates.