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Animal Control

"To serve and protect the public and promote a safer community through responsible animal ownership and humane care."

Animal Control in Middlesex County is handled by the Middlesex Sheriff's Office. Animal Control is responsible for maintaining proper humane care and treatment of all animals within the County while supporting all other local and state public safety and health agencies. Our goal is to protect the citizens of Middlesex and the Town of Urbanna, their pets, livestock, and the surrounding wildlife.

Middlesex Sheriff's Office - 804-758-2779

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Shelter Contact
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Animal Shelter
2840 General Puller Hwy.
Saluda, VA. 23149

Volunteer Opportunities

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Middlesex County Volunteer Guidelines can be viewed here.

The normal hours of operation are Monday - Friday 7:30 AM until 3:30 PM. Animal Control  will respond to emergencies after normal duty hours, week-ends or Holidays. The following situations would constitute an emergency;

1. Animal threatening bodily harm

2. Livestock or poultry kills

3. Injured animals

4. Animal Bite to a person

5. Possible rabid animal

In the event of an emergency, please call (804) 758-2779.

Animal Shelter Staff Listing





Richard Warren
Shelter Manager

(804) 832-1605

(804) 758-5293

Ruth Williams
Shelter Manager

(804) 815-1268

(804) 758-5293

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