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Animal Services Advisory Board

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The Animal Services Advisory Board is charged to advise the Board of County Commissioners on matters of concern regarding animal issues and services within the county, and to work with Animal Services on various policy concerns and issues.  The board also hears appeal cases involving Potentially Dangerous Dog Declarations within the county. 

Meetings

Members and Committees

Governing Policies

Public Participation

Meetings of the Advisory Board and its committees are a public function and members of the public are invited to attend and permitted to speak within certain guidelines. See the County’s monthly Meeting Calendar here for times and dates of upcoming meetings.

Animal Services Hearing Panel Pool

There is a pool from which people are drawn to serve on hearing panels for dangerous dog declarations and other actions taken by Animal Services staff.  This pool is entirely independent of Animal Services staff and its members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. For additional information about dangerous dog appeals, go to the "Dangerous Dogs: Declarations and Appeal Process" section on the Animal Control web page.

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UPCOMING EVENTS...


Back to School Adoption Special
August 1-31
Our annual Back to School adoption special is underway for the month of August.  Adoption fees will be slashed to the following for the entire month!
Dogs: $65
Puppies: $70
Cats: $55
Kittens: $60


Orange County's Dog Swim
Sunday, September 10
12pm - 4pm
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This year's dog swim will be held at the A.D. Clark Pool in Hargraves Community Center at 216 North Roberson Street in Chapel Hill. Orange County dogs $5, Dogs from other counties $10. Dogs must be leashed and current on vaccines to enter.


Two low-cost rabies vaccination and microchip clinics:

Thursday, September 28
5pm -7pm

This clinic will be held at the Farmer's Market in Hillsborough, located on Margaret Lane. 

Saturday, September 30
9am -12pm

This clinic will be held at the Animal Services Center in Chapel Hill, located on Eubanks Road.

BOTH clinics will offer one and three-year vaccinations for $10 (must have a previous rabies certification in hand to receive 3-year vaccine- tag is not sufficient). Microchips offered for $35. Please bring animals on leashes and in carriers.  
See details and other rabies clinic dates this year on our rabies page.

 
Spay/Neuter Day!
Sign up by August 11 (event on August 23)
Orange County residents may qualify to have their pets fixed for FREE at our next Spay/Neuter Day, coming up on August 23.  Call Sarah at 919-942-7387 extension 224 or Cooper at extension 223 to find out details about how to qualify and sign up for this event!


Margaret's Cantina Dinner Proceeds

Every 2nd Monday of the month
Eat dinner at Margaret's Cantina on the 2nd Monday of every month and 10% of proceeds will go to the Spay/Neuter Program at Animal Services.