Animal Control

The Goldsboro Police Department employs a civilian Animal Control Officer. He is responsible for investigating animal cruelty cases, reports of rabid animals, and animal bites. Other responsibilities include enforcing the leash law, capturing stray animals, lost animals, and picking up unwanted and deceased animals.

The Animal Control Officer may be reached on our non-emergency number, 919-705-6572. Animal calls and complaints received after the above hours and on holidays are handled by police officers.
If you do not live in the City limits, you will need to contact Wayne County Animal Control at (919) 731-1439. Wayne County Animal Shelter