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In The Community

The Cleveland County Animal Services Field Section is made up of seven full-time animal services officers covering 464 sq miles. Combined, they answer over 15,000 calls per year. They are responsible for enforcement, within the county, all public and public-local laws pertaining to the ownership and control of dogs, cats or other animals.

If you are having issues with animals in your area, please contact our Field Services section by calling 704-481-9884. For emergency situations, please dial 911. To view the Cleveland County Ordinance related to animals, please click the following link:

Cleveland County Ordinance - Animal Services

Cleveland Co. Animal Services
1601 Airport Rd Shelby, NC 28150


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