Duplin County NC

Animal Services

Duplin County Animal Services (DCAS) strives to protect the health and safety of our residents, ensure humane treatment of animals, provide temporary shelter for stray and unwanted animals and promote responsible pet ownership. Our officers strive to educate citizens on animal welfare laws to promote proper care and humane treatment of animals.

General Services Provided:

The staff at D.C.A.S provides a variety of animal care and animal control services to the residents of Duplin County including:

  • Animal bites
  • Animal nuisance complaints
  • Animal surrenders
  • Assisting with adoptions
  • Enforcing State and County laws relating to the humane treatment of animals
  • Investigating animal cruelty
  • Lost and found animal reporting
  • Providing spay/neuter education


Fee Schedules
Animals in Shelter
Upcoming Rabies Clinics
Animal Control Ordinance
Dead Animal Disposal
Wildlife Agencies
Animal Adoption Application
Protocols for Rescue/Foster Agencies
Ordenanza de Control de Animales del Condado de Duplin
Foster Pet Questionnaire


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Email address: dcanimals@duplincountync.com

Joe Newburn

Joe Newburn

Department Head

Physical Address:
117 Middleton Cemetery LN,
Kenansville, NC 28349

Map To Location

Mailing Address:
P.O Box 950
Kenansville, NC 28349

Hours of Operation:
MONDAY thru FRIDAY: 8 to 6

Open to the public Monday thru Friday from 12 to 6.
Open to the public the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month from 12 to 5.

Animal Control Officers are available 7 days a week 365 day a year.