ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICE ANNOUNCES AFTER HOURS POLICY

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BOYLE COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICE
ANNOUNCES AFTER HOURS POLICY

BOYLE COUNTY – – – Boyle County residents that encounter an animal emergency has new protocols on what is deemed urgent for Animal Control officers to respond after hours.   During the hours of 4:00 pm and 8:00 am, Animal Control will only respond to EMERGENCY CALLS by calling the Danville Police Department at 859-238-1220.

The following are considered EMERGENCY CALLS:

  1. Dog/Cat bites
  2. Dogs chasing people
  3. Dogs at places of business
  4. Animals left in hot vehicles
  5. Dogs causing a traffic hazard
  6. Sick/injured animals
  7. All calls from law enforcement

The following are considered NON-EMERGENCY CALLS and Animal Control should not be notified:

  1. Stray Dog/Cat pickup
  2. Animals in traps

During the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm (Monday through Friday), all calls will be taken by Animal Control at 859-238-1117.  Please call only in the event of an emergency as listed above.

Animal Control issues these guidelines to provide best stewardship of taxpayer funds.  

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For an interview or additional comments, please call

Boyle County Animal Control Officer, James Goode

859-238-1117 (office)