Animal Control/Animal Shelter  

Notice of Proposed Board Health Rule - regarding rabies control measures

Animal Control Ordinance

It’s time to find another way to confine your dog in Randolph County. The County Animal Control Ordinance has changed and chaining your dog as the primary means for confining him/her to your property is no longer allowed.

View tethering announcement from Public Health.

View complete Animal Control Ordinance effective January 1, 2016.


  • Control the spread of diseases such as Rabies
  • Quarterly Rabies Clinics
  • Walk-in owner surrender of unwanted animals

Shelter Information:

  • Animal Control Fees
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am-4:00 pm  
  • Animal adoption Fee $25.00  (we now accept most credit and debit cards)
    • Pets that have had medical procedures or have been spayed or neutered while staying with us have a higher  adoption fee
  • Usually, there are many cats and dogs to choose from.
  • View some of our our adoptable pets
  • If You Have a Lost Pet, please call the shelter, not every dog in the shelter is listed on the site.


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Office Location:

Randolph County Landfill
1370 County Land Road, Randleman, NC 27317

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Contact Information
Main: 336.318.6200   email
Animal Control: 336.683.8235
Environmental Health: 336.318.6262 *
Other Contact & Appointment Information
IRA McDowell Building
2222B South Fayetteville St.
Asheboro, NC 27205   map it

Archdale Office
213 Balfour Drive
Archdale, NC 27263     map it
(Wic only - View schedule)

*EH @ Central Permitting Building
204 E Academy Street,
Asheboro, NC   map it
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