Animal Control

The primary function of the Reidsville Police Department Animal Control is to protect the safety of our citizens and ensure the well-being and humane treatment of the domesticated animal population within the City. The Animal Control Officer for the Reidsville Police Department can be reached by calling the Police Communications Center at 336-349-1010. The Animal Control Services of the Reidsville Police Department include enforcement of State laws and City ordinances pertaining to animal control, animal cruelty, and abuse within the City limits of Reidsville.

The primary goals of the Animal Control Program are to:

  • Enforce the animal control laws by apprehending stray domesticated animals running at large.
  • Provide informational services to the public concerning animal control and proper treatment of animals.
  • Reduce the threat of rabies in the city by sponsoring rabies clinics.
  • Answer and resolve all citizen calls related to suspected animal cruelty violations.
  • Assist the public with nuisance wildlife animals in accordance with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.