The Winchester Police Department has its own Animal Control Unit that handles a wide range of calls in the City of Winchester. The most common calls for service the animal control officer handles are loose dogs, animal neglect, cruelty to animals, hurt or injured animals, dog bites, rabid animals, and a wide range of other animal related calls. The animal control officer also has a close working relationship with the local S.P.C.A. and provides assistance for the organization when needed.
We currently have one Animal Control Officer, ACO Andrea Enke. To reach the Animal Control Unit for a non-urgent call please call 540-545-3740 ext. 1870. For urgent calls that need an immediate response please call Dispatch at 540-662-4131.