- Police Department
- Animal Control
Welcome to the Morehead City Animal Control Page. Please see options below for assistance with your animal control needs:
EMERGENCY: If you need assistance with an aggressive or rabid animal,
please call 9-1-1 or Carteret Emergency Communications at 252-726-1911.
- A Police Officer and / or an Animal Control Officer will be dispatched to your location immediately.
- The officer(s) will assess the situation and take appropriate actions to assist you.
- If the animal is rabid or diseased, the Carteret County Health Department / Animal Control will be notified.
- To reach Carteret County Animal Control directly, call 252-728-8585.
WILDLIFE: If you have a wildlife problem, click here for resources.
Also, check out the Preventing Wildlife Conflicts page
Use these links to contact a:
Wildlife Control Agent
Morehead City Animal Control can assist you with finding Wildlife resources. If you would like to talk to Morehead City Animal Control please call 252-726-3131, Ext. 119.
Pet and animal issues:
If you need assistance with a pet or animal issue, and you would like a Police Officer or an Animal Control Officer to come to your location, please call 252-726-1911.
If you would like to talk to someone on the phone about your pet or animal concerns, please call 252-726-3131, Ext. 119
To look for a lost pet, or to adopt a new pet, please call 252-247-7744 to reach the Carteret County Humane Society.
To learn more about Trap, Neuter, Return (TNR) projects and their value to the community please follow these links:
Why Trap-Neuter-Return Feral Cats? - Alley Cat Allies
Outdoor Cats FAQ -The Humane Society of the United States