Animal Control

Responsibilities & Services

Animal Control, a division of the Police Department, responds to domestic animal, wildlife and livestock issues that arise throughout the city. Their duties include rabies awareness, investigating animal bites, lost pets, animals at large, adoptions, housing / caring for stray animals, public awareness on the West Nile Virus, along with treatment of stagnant water in the city.

The City of Murphy has a small climate-controlled animal shelter, a truck, and an animal control officer who also has other duties.

Please take time to visit your local shelter.

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