Animal Enforcement

Enforces and handles animal complaints; to include but not limited to injured & stray animals, wellbeing checks, abuse/neglect, owner surrenders, dog bite/attack cases, cruelty concerns, barking complaints, and tethering complaints. All wildlife nuisance concerns are directed to SCDNR 803.955.4000 (South Carolina Department of Natural Resources). In most cases DNR will refer callers to private trappers if it is a wildlife nuisance issue, listed on website. Deceased animals on a State road are referred to SCDOT 803.641.7665 and on County roads to Roads & Bridges at 803.642.1532. Deceased animals on private property are the owners responsibility.

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