Report Abuse and Neglect To Animal Control Services

Asheville Humane Society has no jurisdiction to investigate animal cruelty or neglect complaints. We work with the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office and the City of Asheville Police Department to report animal abuse and neglect.

City of Asheville
To report animal abuse, neglect or cruelty in the City of Asheville, please call Animal Services at (828) 252-1110

City ordinances regarding animals and pets can be found here.


Buncombe County
To report abuse, neglect or animal cruelty in Buncombe County, please call the Sheriff’s Office of Animal Services at (828) 250-6670.

County ordinances regarding animals and pets can be found here.