Reporting abuse or neglect

Asheville Humane Society does not hold any jurisdiction in Buncombe County or elsewhere, so we are unable to act on any reports of abuse or neglect. We recommend reporting these circumstances to one of the resources below.

Report abuse or neglect in:

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.