Are Animal Control and the Animal Shelter the same thing?
No. Animal Control is a division of the Sheriff's Office, while the Animal Shelter is run by the County of Louisa under General Services. To contact the Louisa County Animal Shelter and to learn about their hours, work responsibilities and more visit the Animal Shelter page.

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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?