Burke County Animal Shelter

 

 

Animal Control<p>The Burke County Sheriff's Office Animal Control Division is made up of four sworn Deputies who have full powers of arrest and one non-sworn Shelter Coordinator. The division is tasked with responding to animal complaints throughout Burke County as well operating a shelter so house all animals that are picked up and/or turned in by the public. ALL adoptions from the shelter are handled through the Burke County Humane Society, Burke County Friends for Animals. Friends for Animals is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting animals and finding unwanted and abandoned animals new homes. </p><p>Animal Control does not handle wildlife calls, those calls should be directed to the <br> <a href="http://www.ncwildlife.org/" target="_blank">North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission</a> at 1-800-662-7137.</p><p>Burke County Animal Control responds to all animal complaint calls in Burke County unless you live in the following locations in which case please contact the agency listed for your location:</p><table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-2" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableHeaderRow-2"><th class="ms-rteTableHeaderEvenCol-2" rowspan="1" colspan="1" style="width:33.33%;"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">​Location</span></th><th class="ms-rteTableHeaderOddCol-2" rowspan="1" colspan="1" style="width:33.33%;"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">​Service Center</span></th><th class="ms-rteTableHeaderEvenCol-2" rowspan="1" colspan="1" style="width:33.33%;"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">​Phone Number</span></th></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2" style="width:33.33%;">​City of Morganton</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2" style="width:33.33%;">​MDPS Animal Control</td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2" style="width:33.33%;">​(828) 584-2627</td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2">​City of Glen Alpine</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2">​Glen Alpine Police Department</td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2">​(828) 584-7279</td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2">​City of Valdese</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2">​Valdese Animal Control</td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2">​(828) 879-2128</td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2">​City of Rhodhiss</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2">​Rhodhiss Public Works</td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2">​(828) 369-8400</td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p style="text-align:center;"> <a title="http://www.burkecountyfriends4animals.org/" href="http://www.burkecountyfriends4animals.org/" target="_blank"> <img alt="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/PublishingImages/Sheriff/friends4animals_03.png" src="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/PublishingImages/Sheriff/friends4animals_03.png" style="margin:5px;width:75%;height:59px;" /></a> </p><p style="text-align:center;"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-1"> <em>Click above to visit Friends for Animals. (828) 433-1115</em></span></p>https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/Sheriff/Lists/Website Pages/DispForm.aspx?ID=2https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/Sheriff/Lists/Website Pages/DispForm.aspx?ID=2https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/SheriffDaniel.Lasher@burkenc.org | Daniel Lasher | 693A30232E777C6275726B655C64616E69656C2E6C6173686572 i:0#.w|burke\daniel.lasher9/19/2016 12:24:27 PM0191aspx10https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/Sheriff/Lists/Website Pages/AllItems.aspxFalse

Burke County Animal Shelter

425 Kirksey Drive
Morganton, NC  28655

Phone: (828) 438-5465

Hours of Operations

Monday - Friday: 8 AM to 3 PM
Saturday: 10 AM to 12 PM

The shelter is closed on most holidays and over long holiday weekends

 

 

Animal Control - Additional LinksAnimal Control - Additional Links
Burke County Animal Ordinancehttp://burkesheriff.org/BC%20Animal%20Ordinance%202010.pdf, Burke County Animal Ordinance Burke County Animal Ordinance
North Carolina Animal Welfare Sectionhttp://www.ncagr.gov/vet/aws/, North Carolina Animal Welfare Section North Carolina Animal Welfare Section
North Carolina Animal Welfare Acthttp://www.ncagr.gov/vet/aws/AnimalWelfareAct.htm, North Carolina Animal Welfare Act North Carolina Animal Welfare Act
North Carolina Rabies Control Lawshttp://epi.publichealth.nc.gov/cd/lhds/manuals/rabies/docs/ncgs_rabies.pdf, North Carolina Rabies Control Laws North Carolina Rabies Control Laws
North Carolina Laws Pertaining to Dog Biteshttp://www.ncga.state.nc.us/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/ByChapter/Chapter_67.html, North Carolina Laws Pertaining to Dog Bites North Carolina Laws Pertaining to Dog Bites
R.E.A.S.O.N of Burke Countyhttp://www.reason-nc.org/, R.E.A.S.O.N of Burke County R.E.A.S.O.N of Burke County

 

 

Burke County Animal Control Ordinance DRAFThttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/Departments/Sheriff/Animal Control/Burke County Animal Control Ordinance DRAFT.pdfBurke County Animal Control Ordinance DRAFT
Original Ordinance of 03-01-2010http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/Departments/Sheriff/Animal Control/Ordinance of 03-01-2010.pdfOriginal Ordinance of 03-01-2010