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:
- Dog/Cat bites
- Dogs chasing people
- Dogs at places of business
- Animals left in hot vehicles
- Dogs causing a traffic hazard
- Sick/injured animals
- All calls from law enforcement
The following are considered NON-EMERGENCY CALLS and Animal Control should not be notified:
- Stray Dog/Cat pickup
- 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