Animal Control

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Animal Control

78 W Lee St
Warrenton, VA  20186
(540) 422-8750


  After hours responses will be for emergencies only.
Non-Emergency (540) 347-3300

7 days a week from 8am - 8pm


Black Bear Safety Techniques
There have been a number of black bear sightings please click the above link to view this presentation of safety techniques.



The Animal Control Division is now staffed by two full time deputies to provide coverage for calls regarding animal problems throughout Fauquier County. These include domestic and sometimes wild and exotic animals. Animal Control responds to calls involving owned, stray, injured, at-large, and neglected animals. Animal Control also handles bite reports, license violations, humane investigations and other animal-related calls. They also assist the other divisions of the Sheriff’s Office and outside agencies.

Cat & Dog


File A Lost Pet Report

Legal Aspects of Animal Ownership

Pet Dealer Permit Application and Information

Rabies Information




Letter from the Sheriff
April 11-15, 2016 

This week we recognize you, our Animal Control Officers as you respond to calls for service to protect the welfare of helpless animals and pets and rescue them from injury, disease, abuse, and starvation.

We acknowledge that you provide these essential community functions including the enforcement of animal control laws, protecting the public from diseases such as rabies, and educating the public on the proper care of the community's pets.

Thank you for your continued acceptance of risk and professional efforts including assistance to law enforcement serving the people of Fauquier County.


Robert P. Mosier
Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office