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The Animal Services Department is responsible for Animal Control and Animal Sheltering activities within Orange County.  

Animal Services is maintaining its regular open business hours despite the water challenges being experienced in our area.  We have imported water for our animals to drink and have working toilets (but not sinks) that are supplied by rainwater and not by OWASA water.  We will continue to update our residents here and elsewhere if this changes.

Its mission is to meet the needs of residents by working with volunteers and other partners to deliver cost-effective and integrated sheltering and animal control services that ensure the health, safety and well being of humans, pets and the community as a whole.  Addressing the problem of pet overpopulation with a proactive and positive approach is an integral ingredient of the department’s mission.

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We now have a Mobile Page, designed to help you view our site on your mobile device.  Click HERE to use it! Visit us on Facebook to find more events and adoptable animals! 

Want to help pets but can't adopt? Sponsor the adoption fee of any adoptable animal!  Contact us to find out how!

We now have Spay/Neuter Shirts available for $15 at the Adoption Desk.  These cute shirts are available in blue or tan and in sizes S, M, L & XL.  See photo Caption says: "Cuz his tail isn't the only tail he's Chasin' - Spay / Neuter Your Pet"

Our AnimalCam is up and running!!  Watch our featured pet room live 24 hours a day! 

Web Licensing is now available for all Annual Pet License renewals and new registrations.  Visit our licensing page to license your pet online!

Donations - We can now accept donations online!  Make a secure donation in a number of areas of care by visiting the Community Giving Fund page.

We also have direct orders available for some of our most needed supply items! See our donation page for a listing of those!

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facebooksquare small Visit us on Facebook for adoptable pets and events, and follow us on Twitter for listings of stray pets received at the Animal Services Center or found by others.

camCheck out our Animal Cam to see animals in our Featured Pet Room 24 hours a day!

Upcoming Events

Valentine's Adoption Special
February 1-28
Enjoy reduced adoption fees for the entire month of February!
All cats and kittens - only $50
All dogs and puppies - only $60

Low-cost rabies vaccination and microchip clinic
Saturday, March 4
1 pm - 3 pm
Our next clinic will be held at Phydeaux, 400 S. Elliott Rd in Chapel Hill. Only one-year vaccinations offered for $10, and cash only for this clinic.  Microchips offered for $25.  Please bring animals on leashes and in carriers.  See details and other clinic dates this year on our rabies page.

Spay/Neuter Day!
Tuesday, February 28
Animal Services will hold its next Spay/Neuter Day Tuesday, February 28th.  They will partner with SNAP-NC to spay and neuter the pets of qualifying Orange County residents for free!  Residents can qualify if they receive public assistance or by income and should contact Sarah Fallin, Program Coordinator at sfallin@orangecountync.gov or at 919-94207387 ext 224 to sign up or learn more about qualifying.  Participants must sign up by February 14.

Margaret's Cantina Dinner Proceeds
Every 2nd Monday of the month
Eat dinner at Margaret's Cantina on the 2nd Monday of every month and 10% of proceeds will go to the Spay/Neuter Program at Animal Services.