If you have found a wild animal in your home that is considered dangerous or possible rabies exposure you can call 311 and have an Animal Care & Control Officer respond to your house. Animals such as squirrels, chipmunks, snakes, and large birds will be removed from the home and released outside per NC State law. Animals such as bats and raccoons will be removed from the home and impounded as they pose a potential rabies virus riskper NC Health Department law. Because of this risk, it’s extremely important that any dogs/cats/ferrets you have in the home are vaccinated against the rabies virus.
AC&C Officers will not respond to animals such as lizards and song birds in your home.