• Animal Services

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  • Welcome to Onslow County Animal Services!

    Onslow County Animal Services strives to protect the health and safety of our residents, ensure humane treatment of animals, provide temporary shelter for stray and unwanted animals, and promote responsible pet ownership.

    The staff at OCAS provide a variety of animal care and animal control services to the residents of Onslow County. Animal Shelter staff assist with adoptions, animal surrenders, lost and found animal reporting, and spay/neuter education. Animal Control Officers enforce State and County laws relating to the humane treatment of animals within Onslow County. Officers are responsible for investigating animal cruelty, animal nuisance complaints, and animal bites. Our officers strive to educate citizens on animal welfare laws to promote proper care and humane treatment of animals.