How To Report a Dog Bite to Animal Control in Chesapeake

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Chesapeake Animal Control: File a Report With DoNotPay

If you're searching for , look no further than the Chesapeake Animal Services Unit. They're an animal control center in Virginia operated under the local police department and staffed by 11 of them.

Are you considering or options to sue for a dog bite or report a dog bite incident? If so, you may want to consider a dog bite lawyer to guide you through the court process. You can go through the reporting process independently, or you can count on DoNotPay to help.

Doing it yourself can be complex and time-consuming, but DoNotPay can report your incident to a local government agency or demand compensation for you without the added hassle. We can also provide the same assistance in other states if you need it, such as Ohio, Texas, California, Miami, Atlanta, Pennsylvania, Los Angeles, and more.

About Chesapeake Animal Control

The is an essential service in Virginia because it handles several animal-related services in the area:

  • Animal pickup for strays, lost, sick, and injured animals
  • Animal adoptions
  • Answers to frequently asked, animal-related laws
  • Offers and manages dog and cat licenses
  • Volunteer programs
  • Donate, sponsor, and animal adoption programs,
  • Wildlife information, and more.

Chesapeake Animal Control Location, Hours, and Contact Details

Any time you have any questions or concerns, the friendly staff at the Chesapeake Animal Services Unit is always happy to help. Keeping in mind how busy the services typically are since they cover the whole area, you are asked to be patient with response times.

You can contact Chesapeake animal control with one or more of the following:

Address 2100 S Military Hwy, Chesapeake, VA 23320
Phone number(757) 382-8080 for general information

(757)-382-6161 for emergencies

Email City Manager's Office: citymanager@cityofchesapeake.net

Mayor and City Council: council@cityofchesapeake.net

Website www.cityofchesapeake.net
Hours of Operation8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday

12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday

How to Report an Incident or Demand Compensation on Your Own

If you have the time to put into it, you can create and file an official animal control report. If you decide to do it yourself, it is essential to consider how much research, time, and effort can go into that can take away from the treat and recovery of an animal-related injury.

Steps you may take to complete the task yourself can include the following:

  1. Contact the pet owner of the animal that attacked you or someone you know (if you know who it is).
  2. Ask them directly for compensation for the injury and related medical treatment.
  3. Make a report to your local government and the Chesapeake Animal Control Service Unit.
  • The animal will be detained, and there may be legal action on the neighbor (however, they will not be forced into financial compensation unless you seek a lawsuit).

To make a report with your local government (or request compensation and file a demand letter), you will need all the following to complete the task:

  • All the details you can give about the incident, including time and location
  • Details about your injury, including the type of injury you sustained in the incident
  • Costs, physicians, and other medical treatment information
  • Any photo evidence you can obtain for evidence
  • Details and description about the animal in the incident
  • All the information you can give about the pet owner

How to Report an Animal-Related Incident With DoNotPay

Instead of taking on the task yourself and drawing the process out much longer than it needs to be, provide these small details and let DoNotPay do the hard work for you:

  1. Search "animal" on DoNotPay, find the Animal Control product, and select whether you've sustained a physical injury.

  2. Select whether you would like to report this incident to your local government agency, or demand compensation from the pet owner.

  3. Tell us more about the incident, including when and where you were injured, a description of the animal that caused the injury, and the contact information for the pet owner (if known).

And that's it. DoNotPay will file the demand letter or government report on your behalf with your incident details. You should hear back from them directly with further questions/confirmation regarding your demands.

Why You Should Use DoNotPay to Solve Your Problem

There are at least four reasons to use DoNotPay to solve your Chesapeake animal control problems. The first three reasons are because we're:

  1. Fast—our process is automated, so the report will get sent through and resolved much faster than any other method.
  2. Easy—all you have to do is fill out a few details about the incident, and we'll do the rest for you.
  3. Successful—we'll get the job done with no added effort on your part.

The fourth reason to use DoNotPay is that we can solve more problems than animals. We can also:

  • Get compensation for victims of crime.
  • Contact government representatives for you.
  • Handle neighbor complaints, so you don't have to.
  • Help with rules and regulations associated with small claims court.

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