What do Animal Control Officers do?
Animal Control Officer duties include:
- Enforcement of State Laws and County Codes that pertain to domestic and agricultural animals
- Investigation of animal cruelty complaints
- Investigation of dog attacks or bites to humans and animals
- Responding to emergency calls involving sick or serious injured domestic and agricultural animals
- Removal of stray domestic and agricultural animals from residences, roadways, and other public areas
- Responding to calls to check the welfare of domestic and agricultural animals
- Responding to all other miscellaneous animal related calls

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1. What do Animal Control Officers do?
2. What are the hours of service for Animal Control?
3. Are Animal Control and the Animal Shelter the same thing?
4. What kinds of things should I report and how do I make a report?
5. What happens after an animal is picked up by an Animal Control Officer (ACO)?
6. What do I need to know about rabies in Louisa County?
7. When should wildlife encounters be reported?
8. What sorts of wildlife or domestic animal incidents should not be reported to Animal Control?
9. How can I best prepare to care for my pets in the event of an emergency?