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Animal Control


animal control truck

Animal Control Officer

Appomattox County employs one Animal Control Officer who is on duty Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, except State holidays.

Important Phone Numbers

Dispatch:  (434) 352-7922
Fax:  (434) 352-2130
Closed State Holidays


In the event of a livestock incident/attack or an animal exposure/bite/injury, contact Dispatch at (434) 352-7922.  

Animal Shelter 

The Appomattox County Animal Shelter is operated under contract by the Lynchburg Humane Society.  For information on adoptable animals and strays recently picked up, visit the LHS webpage.  There you will also find other valuable information including shelter hours,  adoption fees and LHS policies.

You also are encouraged to like LHS on Facebook.  



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