Our office hours are 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. If you have an emergency, please call 911

Rabies Information

N.C. State law requires all dogs and cats, once they reach the age of 4 months to be vaccinated for Rabies and to wear Rabies Tags at all times.

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The Animal Control Shelter is directed through the Environmental Health Section of the Health Department.  The Animal Control Officer does stray pick-ups, handles animal bites, and provides adoption services.   Citizens who live within a city limit, please contact your local police.

Fees:  Northampton County Rate
First Time Impoundment & Board 25.00
Second Time Impoundment & Board 30.00
Quarantine 50.00
Board for each day including weekends & holidays after initial day 5.00
Rabies Vaccination, if animal unvaccinated for in-county residents 10.00
Rabies Vaccination, if animal unvaccinated for out-of-county residents 13.00
Animal picked up, not wearing identification, but not impounded 10.00

 

NOTE:  All reclaimed animals or adopted animals must have proof of current Rabies vaccination at

re-demption or have ACO/Licensed Veterinarian vaccinate the animal at the above charge.  All animals vaccinated by ACO will be considered a one year vaccine.

 

 

DOGS & CATS / per Animal

No Rabies Vaccine after 4 months 50.00
No Proof of Rabies Vaccine
Illegal receipt of Rabies vaccine

Program hours:

Monday - Friday   8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  except holidays.

After hours call the  Northampton County Sheriff's Department  252-534-2611.

Program contact:

Animal Control Office    252-534-5841   (ext) 617

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