Learn how to borrow a trap from the City to catch a domestic nuisance animal.
Learn about what kinds of pets can be kept in Asheville, as well as processes for licenses and pet vaccination requirements.
Catch a domestic nuisance animal
Contact animal control
Contact information for animals in and out of the city limits.
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.)
Get or renew a dog license
Dogs must be licensed every year on January 1. Learn about the process and fees.
Report a lost animal
Learn how to report a missing dog, cat, or other animal.
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.
Wildlife reports or complaints
Information on how to report a concern involving wildlife or bears.