Animal Control

Animal Control is responsible for the enforcement of state laws and city ordinances regulating the keeping of domestic animals within the City.


In the event of an incident/attack or an animal exposure/bite/injury, please call 911.

Animal Shelter

The Animal Shelter is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. It is best to call and make an appointment to see an animal that may be of interest. The shelter is located at 1921 Sunnyside Road, Emporia, Virginia.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Joey Turner Senior ACO