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.)

Gun safety

Learn how to prevent deadly gun accidents and teach your children what to do if they come across a firearm.

Register for Youth Programs

Learn about Asheville youth programs for kids and children 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.