Animal Control

Animal control in the Town of Amherst is regulated by Chapter 3.1 of the Town Code. Enforcement is provided by Amherst County.

Animal Control Officers fall under the Amherst Sheriff’s Office and are responsible for enforcing State Laws, County and Amherst Town ordinances that pertain to animals.    In addition, Animal Control Officers are responsible for providing the Town of Amherst emergency services  24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Animal control officers can be reached by calling 434-946-9300.

For more information on Animal Control Enforcement provided by Amherst County see here


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