The Forsyth County Sheriff's Ofice Animal Service Division provides services to citizens of Forsyth County in reference to responsible pet ownership. The Animal Service Officers enforce NC State law and Forsyth County Ordinances related to animal welfare,cruelty,neglect,rabies enforcement, and licensing. We also partner with multiple animal welfare groups to make sure our furry friends are happy and safe.

We are located at 5570 Sturmer Park Cir. Winston-Salem, NC 27105 in the Forsyth County Animal Shelter. The shelter is open Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am untill 6:00 pm, closed Sunday, Monday and holidays. Our dispatch center is available by calling 336-703-2480, option 1,Monday-Friday 8:00 am until 5:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday 8:00 am until 4:00 pm. You can contact us through email at, by phone or by coming to the shelter. If you need to file an incident involving an animal after hours please contact your local law enforcement agency.

Animal Services