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Animal Control
(434) 821-4416
P.O. Box 500
Rustburg VA 24588

Campbell County Animal Control

The Animal Care and Control Facility enforces all State and County laws regarding all domestic animals. Three  wardens provide services from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Emergencies are handled on a case-by-case basis during other hours. To contact a warden, call (434) 332-9574.

All dogs and cats must be vaccinated against rabies, and dogs must be licensed by four months of age. Annual licenses are issued by the County Treasurer's Office for a fee of $5.00, if the animal is spayed or neutered, and $10.00 if the animal is intact. A certificate of current rabies inoculation is required before tags can be issued.

Stray domestic animals picked up by the Animal Control Office are taken to the Campbell County Animal Care and Control Facility located behind Yellow Branch Elementary School (322 Dennis Riddle Drive, Rustburg, VA 24588).

Pet Adoptions

Campbell County now offers free pet adoption services to local citizens.

Adoption Process

  1. 1. Visit the Animal Care and Control Facility to choose a pet for adoption.
  2. 2. Complete and sign an adoption contract, indicating the animal will be:
              • spayed / neutered given a vaccination by a licensed veterinarian
              • licensed in accordance with local laws / codes
  3. 3. Begin the necessary paperwork and return at the end of the required holding period to collect your chosen pet.

Special Notes:

              • Any veterinary or licensing expenses are the responsibility of the adopting party.
              • Animals sheltered at the Campbell County facility are required to be held for five days (stray animal) or ten days (collared animal). Animals sheltered  for the duration of the confinement period are available for immediate adoption, upon completion of the necessary forms.

Shelter Hours

The shelter is open to the public during the following hours:

      • Monday through Friday: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      • Saturdays: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Trespassing Animals

Chapter 4, Article I, Section 4-3.2 of Campbell County Code, states: "It shall be unlawful for the owner of any animal, after being requested by the owner or tenant of any premises not to permit the animal to trespass upon such premises, to allow any such animal to go upon or remain upon such premises. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a Class 4 misdemeanor."  Citizens experiencing difficulty with trespassing animals may obtain a template trespass notice by clicking here.



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