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Animal Services is located just off of Interstate 40 (I-40):

1601 Eubanks Road

Chapel Hill, NC

Phone: 919-942-PETS (7387)

This center houses animals from Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough municipalities, as well as the unincorporated areas of Orange County.  The adoption area opens to the public at 12 pm, Monday - Saturday (full hours available here).  Animal Control service hours are Monday - Friday, 8 am -5 pm.

Animal Control issues should be reported as follows:

  • Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm: 919-942-PETS (7387)
  • After hours and holidays: 9-1-1

Management Contacts:

Pursuant to applicable North Carolina General Statutes, any electronic mail message sent from this account or received by this account, and any attachments thereto, may be considered a public record; and as such they are subject to inspection by anyone at anytime.

Robert A.Marotto, Director of Animal Services

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Irene Phipps, Animal Control Manager

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Public Information Request

Follow the link here to submit a Public Information Request.

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Upcoming Events

Low-cost rabies vaccination and microchip clinic
Saturday, March 4
1 pm - 3 pm
Our next clinic will be held at Phydeaux, 400 S. Elliott Rd in Chapel Hill. Only one-year vaccinations offered for $10, and cash only for this clinic.  Microchips offered for $25.  Please bring animals on leashes and in carriers.  See details and other clinic dates this year on our rabies page.

Spay/Neuter Day!
Tuesday, February 28
Animal Services will hold its next Spay/Neuter Day Tuesday, February 28th.  They will partner with SNAP-NC to spay and neuter the pets of qualifying Orange County residents for free!  Residents can qualify if they receive public assistance or by income and should contact Sarah Fallin, Program Coordinator at or at 919-94207387 ext 224 to sign up or learn more about qualifying.  Participants must sign up by February 14.

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.