The Ins and Outs of Union County Animal Control

Animal Control The Ins and Outs of Union County Animal Control

How To Handle A Union County Animal Control Incident Quickly And Easily

North Carolina is home to over 13,000 wildlife habitats where animals such as elk, deer, and red wolves roam. The Tar Heel State also has plenty of dogs, cats, and other domestic pets, with nearly 60 percent of households owning a pet. While most of these animals co-exist peacefully with human residents, there are sometimes isolated incidents that may require Union County Animal Control Services.

The Union County Animal Services website states, "Union County cares about its four-legged residents too!" Residents are encouraged to reach out to Animal Services if they encounter an animal in danger, see a stray animal in distress, or sustain a dog bite. Read on to find out how Union County Animal Control officials can help you resolve an issue with a stray, endangered, or aggressive animal.

Learn About Union County Animal Control Services

Located at 13340 Presson Road in Monroe, North Carolina, the Union County Animal Services office is housed within the Sheriff's office. You can reach Animal Services by phone at 704-283-2308 or send an email to lostandfoundpets@unioncountync.gov to report a lost pet. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

AddressUnion County Animal Services 13340 Presson Road in Monroe, North Carolina
Phone Number704-283-2308
Emaillostandfoundpets@unioncountync.gov
HoursMonday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturdays: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Here is a summary of the primary services offered:

  • Pet Adoptions: You can view pets up for adoption by visiting the Union County Animal Services Facebook page.
  • Bite Reports: Union County Animal Services urges you to fill out a bite report if you are bitten by a dog.
  • Educate the Public:  The Union County Animal Services webpage contains information to keep updated on animal-related services.
  • Help With Lost and Found Pets:  You can call 704-283-2308 or write to lostandfoundpets@unioncountync.gov to report a lost pet.
  • Investigate Complaints: Together with the Sheriff's office, Union County Animal Services explores cases of animal abuse and neglect.
  • Animal Volunteer Services: Community residents are encouraged to explore Union County's Animal Services Volunteer initiative.

How To Handle A Union County Animal Control Issue On Your Own

Acting swiftly when an animal-related tragedy strikes, is vital to your health and the well-being of neighbors and other animals. Whether you've been bitten by a dog or attacked by a wild animal, it's important to report the incident to Union County Animal Services at 704-283-2308 or 704-283-3789 after hours. Here is a summary of the measures you should take when an animal-related incident occurs.

Step One: Call For Medical Help If You Are Injured

Animal bite injuries can range from minor to lethal if you are bitten by a rabid dog or other animals. If you are injured during an incident with a domestic or wild animal, seek medical treatment right away. If your injuries are severe or prevent you from moving, wait for the paramedics to arrive.

Step Two: Report The Incident to Union County Animal Services

Once you call for medical help, you will need to report the incident and fill out a bite report if you were bitten. You can call the Animal Services office at 704-283-2308 or 704-283-3789 if the incident occurs after hours. Depending on the nature of your injuries, you may also wish to seek guidance from a dog bite lawyer.

Step Three: Record Important Details

  1. If you sustain a dog bite injury, get the name and phone number of the dog's owner
  2. If you have a cell phone with you, take some photos of your injury and the scene where the injury occurred
  3. Record the time and location where the incident occurred

How To Resolve Union County Animal Control Issues With The Help Of DoNotPay

Finding the time to wait on hold to speak to someone is difficult - especially if you were injured during an incident with an aggressive animal. DoNotPay is the ideal solution for busy Union County residents who need fast help with an animal control issue. DoNotPay can also help you sue for dog bite damages in small claims court if your injuries require medical care.

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).

     

That's it! Once you complete DoNotPay's three simple steps, they will then file the necessary paperwork for you. And with your report successfully submitted, you can then turn your attention to treating your injuries and a swift recovery.

Why Use DoNotPay To Help Resolve Union County Animal Control Issues?

The three simple steps above show why people in Union County choose DoNotPay to help resolve animal control problems. Whether you need to learn how to report a dog bite or request field service assistance with an injured wild animal on your property, DoNotPay is fast and convenient to use. Here is a snapshot of the top reasons why DoNotPay is trusted across America:

A Quick Process — It only takes a few minutes to report an animal control issue. You never need to waste time waiting or completing paperwork.

Easy To Use — In just three simple steps, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing a resolution is in the works.

Successful—DoNotPay's proven steps help ensure the necessary information is submitted to Union County Animal Control authorities.

DoNotPay Helps With Animal Control Incidents Across America

The DoNotPay team knows Union County is not the only place in America with animal control issues. Here is a look at the wide range of cities and states where DoNotPay offers animal control guidance:

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