The Animal Control Services Department is responsible for Animal Control and Animal Sheltering activities within Franklin County.
Animal Services Mission:
The mission of the Franklin County Animal Control Department is to provide the citizens of the county with the highest level of animal services by enforcement of our State and local laws, to promote public safety, health, responsible pet ownership and animal welfare.
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Visitation/Adoption and Drop Off hours: Monday-Friday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Saturday 10:00am - 2:00 pm
To see our adoptable pets please visit our sites:
We do not hold any animals in the shelter for the public or rescue. It is first come, first serve. However, we do have the right to put a hold on an animal if need be.
Emergency and Animal Bites: Dial 911
Adoption fees: $25.00
Redemption fees: $25.00- after 3 days it will be an additional $5.00 per day.
Bite Quarantine: $5.00 per day
All fees are $25.00
You may contact the Director of the Animal Control Department by utilizing the information below:
Franklin County Animal Control
Telephone Number: 919-496-3032
Fax number: 919-496-4876