Bladen County North Carolina


Animal Control


506 Smith Circle

Elizabethtown, NC 28337

The Animal Control Board meets quarterly on the second Tuesday of January, April, July, and October.  Meetings are scheduled to be held in the Bladen County Health Department Conference Room, located at 300 Mercer Mill Road, Elizabethtown.


Bladen County Animal Control Ordinance 


· partners with local veterinarians for community rabies vaccination clinics

· picks up unwanted or stray animals, especially those with no tag 

· investigates animal bites

· provides for "adoption" of homeless animals

· enforces state rabies statute


Animal Shelter Hours:

The shelter is open to the public for all animal-related services, during the following hours:

Animal Drop Off                     Monday-Friday 8:30 - 5:00 pm

Adoptions                              Monday -Friday 12:00 - 5:00 pm

Animal Pickup                        Monday-Friday 8:30 - 5:00 pm

Saturday                               Closed

Sunday                                 Closed

Emergency service hours. The shelter promptly responds to animal emergencies during non-business hours. Any situation in which a domestic or wild animal is creating a danger to the public is considered an emergency. Call 911 for all emergency calls and they will contact the Animal Control Officer on-call.


Click here for more information on Rabies.


Animal Control:

Contact by Telephone (910) 862– 6918

Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Emergency Response Only:

· An Animal Biting a Human

· Rabid Animal

· Vicious dog complaint



Emergency Numbers:


Animal Shelter: (910) 862– 6918
County Communications: (910) 862-8141, after 5 PM and weekends



Attached Document or FileOur Facebook Page Bladen County Animal Control and Shelter
Attached Document or FileRabies Information Click here for more information on Rabies.
Attached Document or FilePetfinder Click here to find a friend
Attached Document or FileCounty of Bladen Code of Ordinances Animal Control Ordinance