Animal Control


Animal Control provides for the safety and welfare of the residents.   Animal Control enforces state laws and county ordinances as they apply to domestic animals.  The department operates a shelter for the specialized care of animals in their custody.   The shelter provides veterinarian care for homeless or unwanted animals until they are adopted or placed with an animal rescue organization.   This facility does not euthanize healthy, adoptable animals.


Animal Control
12471 Taylor Complex Lane
Ashland, VA 23005 Map It

PO Box 40
Hanover, VA 23069

(804) 365-6485
(804) 365-6488
Monday-Friday 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. 
Saturday 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Chief of Animal Control : Jeffrey S. Parker