Animal Resources



(part of the Sheriff's Department)

Read about the Animal Control Officers, Leash Law designation areas, and pick up fees.

(540) 473-8230  (to report violations involving DOMESTIC animals)

(540) 473-8631 (to report violations involving WILD animals to the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries)



  • Botetourt County Municipal Code

Chapter   4 - Animals and Fowl


Regional Center for Animal Control and Protection - RCACPRCACP sign

1510 Baldwin Avenue, Roanoke, VA 24012   (540) 344-4922

  • RCACP open intake facility serving City of Roanoke, Counties of Botetourt and Roanoke, and the Town of Vinton

Email the Volunteer Coordinator