Animal Control


The Animal Control unit is responsible for enforcing state laws and local ordinances within Roanoke County. Officers are certified Police Officers with specialized training and equipment to handle animal related complaints.


  • Animal Attack
  • Animal Sheltering
  • Domestic Animal Abuse
  • Livestock Welfare
  • Lost Animals
  • Sick or Injured Wildlife

For any other wildlife related issues, please consult the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries website.

For animal control issues within the City of Roanoke, please contact Roanoke City Police Department.