Get in Touch With Jonesboro Animal Control After an Animal Attack

Animal Control Get in Touch With Jonesboro Animal Control After an Animal Attack

Animal Control in Jonesboro, Arkansas

In the United States, around 4.7 million dog bites occur each year, and over 800,000 require medical attention. Unfortunately, poorly supervised pets often result in a visit to a dog bite lawyer as well as long-term injuries that can affect your quality of life.

If you've suffered an injury by an aggressive animal in Jonesboro, Arkansas, let DoNotPay help you contact Jonesboro Animal Control, file a formal animal control complaint, or seek compensation from the owner.

About Jonesboro, Arkansas Animal Control

The city of Jonesboro, Arkansas Animal Control department not only handles aggressive animal complaints, but they are also dedicated to protecting not only the human inhabitants of Jonesboro but the animal citizens as well. They offer an adoption program, and they also respond to calls of animal abuse and neglect.

There is a form on their website to report animal complaints that gathers information such as the type of animal, the owner's information, etc.

Jonesboro, Arkansas Animal Control Location, Hours, and Contact Details

Jonesboro Animal Control has reduced its operating hours due to COVID. However, they can be contacted in emergencies. Here is their contact information:

Address6119 E. Highland Drive Jonesboro, AR
Phone Number870-935-3920
After hours Phone Number870-935-5553
WebsiteContact form for Jonesboro Animal Control

Jonesboro, Arkansas Dog Bite Laws

According to Levar Law, in the state of Arkansas, an unlawful dog attack can be considered a Class A misdemeanor if:

  • A person knows or has a reason to know that the dog is a danger to other people and has a natural tendency or inclination to attack or cause injuries
  • If the person is negligent and allows this dog to attack someone else
  • The unlawful dog attack causes serious physical injury or serious death to the other person

What Do I Do if I Was Bitten by an Animal in Jonesboro, Arkansas?

The main consideration when you are attacked by an animal is to seek medical attention as quickly as possible. Animal bites can become infected rather quickly, and there is always the possibility of rabies. However, you will want to gather information to fill out a report.

What Information to Include in the Report?

When attacked by an animal, there is lots of information that will need to be gathered for evidence. Here is a list of some things that could be useful:

  1. Pet owner's information and description of the animal
  2. Date, time, and location of the attack
  3. Take photos of any evidence
  4. Details of the injury, including location, what kind of injury, etc.
  5. All details of medical treatment received

How to Contact Animal Control on Your Own

The steps necessary to report the injury on your own is as follows:

This can be a scary and frustrating proposition, even more so if you are injured.

Next Steps for Contacting Jonesboro Animal Control if You Can’t Do It Yourself

When dealing with animal attacks, it can be a daunting task that can add additional stress to an already stressful situation. Let DoNotPay take care of the details.

How to report an animal-related incident on DoNotPay:

If you want to report an animal-related injury but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 3 easy steps:

  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.

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