Buckingham County Animal Control
Animal Control Officer
Assistant Animal Control Officer
The Animal Control Officers (ACO's) are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To reach an ACO during these hours, please call (434) 969-4242. Please note, ACO officers only respond to domestic animal calls. Should you have encounters or questions about wild game, contact the Sheriff's Office at (434) 969-1772 and a dispatcher will get you in touch with a game warden.
The ACO's are on call for EMERGENCIES ONLY all other times; An emergency consists of animals destroying property, attacking humans or other companion animals, and other severe, life-threatening circumstances. To contact an ACO after regular working hours, contact the Buckingham County Sheriff's Office at (434) 969-1772, and a dispatcher will contact the ACO on duty.