Animal services

Learn about what kinds of pets can be kept in Asheville, as well as processes for licenses and pet vaccination requirements.

Contact a school resource officer

School resource officers help protect our schools and provide guidance to youth about the juvenile court system and programs available to them.

Get an animal permit

Learn how to acquire a required permit for keeping 7 or more animals (including bees, fowl, or livestock such as goats, horses, ponies, and exotic pets which require permits.)

Register for teen programs

Learn about and enroll in teen programs like afterschool care, teacher work day programs, camps, and athletics.

Register for youth programs

Learn about the City's youth programs, including afterschool, camps, teacher workday programs, athletics, art and music, and more!

Spay and neuter law

All dogs and cats six months of age or older must be spayed or neutered, or the owner must posses an Unaltered Pet Permit.