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.
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|
|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|
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. except holidays.
After hours call the Northampton County Sheriff's Department 252-534-2611.
Animal Control Office 252-534-5841 (ext) 617