Animal Control

Animal Control Officer Responsibilities
Pittsylvania County Animal Control Officers are appointed conservators of the peace and have enforcement powers concerning animal issues. Officers can:
  • Issue tickets for illegal dumping and illegal trash disposal
  • Ticket violators
Pittsylvania County Animal Control Officers handle a wide variety of animal issues, including but not limited to:
  • Dangerous dogs
  • Livestock
  • Loose or stray dogs and cats
  • Upholding state and local animal codes and regulations