Call 911 for emergencies such as, animal bites, suspected rabid animals and/or livestock in the highway.
About Animal Control
The Charles City County Sheriff's Office Animal Control Unit investigates animal cruelty, issues licenses, enforces rabies laws, picks up stray / vicious animals and provides lost and found service. The Animal Control Officers also provide humane care for stray, abused and lost domestic animals (dogs, cats, fowl, poultry, livestock), and conduct adoptions.
For any calls regarding wildlife (snakes, skunks, raccoons, deer, etc.), please contact the local Game and Inland Fisheries located at: 3801 John Tyler Memorial Highway Charles City, VA 23030 Phone: 804-829-6580
Animal Control does not handle wild animals unless the situation involves exposure with a potentially rabid animal.
To report an animal carcass on or along the road, please contact Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) at 800-367-7623. The local VDOT office is located at: 9600 Courthouse Road Charles City, VA 23030 Phone: 804-829-2442