Animal Control

The Animal Control Services Division: 703-257-8009

  • Maintains the health, safety, and welfare of the community
  • Achieves compliance of animal care and control ordinances
  • Assists citizens with proper tools and information for pet owners
  • Animal Control Officers are available Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Animal Control Officers
Animal Control Officers (ACO’s) respond to investigate reports of animal:
  • Abuse
  • Neglect
  •  Sick/injured wildlife
  • Dangerous animals
  • Bites for domestic animals and wildlife
ACO’s also maintain a lost and found data file, issue dog licenses year-round, and respond accordingly to wildlife complaints. All calls received are addressed in a timely and professional manner. The Animal Control Services Division provides sheltering services for unwanted, stray, and homeless animals. View the Animal Control Ordinances in the City Code.

To report an animal-related emergency or current violation, contact the Manassas City Police Communications Center at 703-257-8000.

If you believe your pet may have been impounded, contact the Manassas Animal Adoption Center at 703-257-2420, or the Animal Control Services Division.

If you are looking to adopt a loving animal, you can visit:

Manassas Animal Adoption Center
10039 Dean Drive
Manassas, VA 20110
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.
Wednesday 5-7 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Closed on Sundays and most holidays

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