Animal Control

Stokes County Animal Control

Lori Shore -Smith, Animal Control Supervisor
1999 Sizemore Road
Germanton, NC 27019
(336) 994-2788  Phone
(336) 994-4236  Fax

Public Shelter Hours:
Monday-Friday 9am-12 noon -  1pm - 4pm Open to the Public
Saturday - 9:00am 12:00pm Open to the Public
Closed Sunday
Closed Most Holidays
Owner Surrenders are by APPOINTMENT ONLY Tues-Thu between 10am-3pm 

You must call the Shelter at 336-994-2788 to schedule an Owner Surrender.
Owner Surrender Fees are $40 PER ANIMAL!


Lori Shore-Smith Animal Control Supervisor 
Adam Teague Animal Control Officer
Bobby Smith Animal Control Officer

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

We are located at 1999 Sizemore Road, Germanton, NC 27019 in the Quaker Gap Community of Stokes County. We are open to the Public Monday through Friday from 9 am until 4 pm; closed for lunch from 12 to 1 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 12 noon.

Our contact information is Phone number (336)994-2788, Fax number (336)994-4236 and email:

** Note: email is only checked during normal business hours and should not be used to file a complaint or concern involving an animal. These should be filed using the business phone number listed above. **

Complaints/Concerns need to be called in during our business hours. Citation payments are to be made during business hours. In cases of EMERGENCIES ONLY such as a sick/injured animal, a rabid animal or an animal to human attack, call 911 Communications. Strays are not picked up outside of business hours.

OWNER SURRENDERS are by appointment only on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 10am-3pm as space allows. Please bring any and all Vetting records, tags with you to your appointment.

Help Stokes County to grow and better our county animal shelter with a donation to our efforts.

Check Out Animals for adoption, including up-to-date information about rabies clinics, & other Animal Control related events and information by visiting our Facebook Page, search for: Stokes County Animal Shelter.  

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