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It is the purpose of the Animal Control Division to insure a safe coexistence between animals and people and to:
Educate the citizens of Stafford on proper care, bite prevention,
, and disaster preparedness
Enforce the comprehensive
of the commonwealth of Virginia and Stafford County
Humanely provide for the animals that come into our care at the pound
To check if your dog has been picked up today, please contact the Stafford County Information line at (540) 658-4636 and press four for the list of dogs brought in.
Animal Control Officers are available Monday 7am-5:30pm; Tuesday-Friday 7am-8:30pm; Saturday & Sunday 7:30am-4pm. Officers may be dispatched via (540) 658-7387 or (540) 658-4440. Officers are available for emergency calls as determined by protocol 24 hours a day.
2014 Rabies Clinic
Stafford County Animal Control is hosting a Rabies Clinic at the Stafford County Government Center on Saturday, April 26th, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to noon. The cost is $7 per rabies vaccination. Animals must be at least 4 months of age, and both dogs and cats are welcome. A limited quantity of rabies tags are available, so be sure to
pre-register in the Treasurer’s Office prior to the day of the clinic.
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Where is the Animal Shelter located?
What are the adoption fees for dogs and cats?
Do you give vaccinations to your adopted animals?
Do you euthanize animals for the public?
Mike E. Null, Jr.
Chief Animal Control Officer
473 Eskimo Hill Rd.
Stafford, VA 22554
Ph: (540) 658-7387
Fx: (540) 658-4271
Sunday - Monday
11:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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