Animal Protection Police

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and Henrico County’s State of Emergency, the Henrico Police Animal Shelter will be accessible by appointment only until further notice. Residents may contact the shelter at (804) 727-8807, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. to schedule the release, redemption or adoption of an animal. Animals available for adoption can be viewed online at petfinder.com or adoptapet.com. For the latest on all Henrico Government services impacted, visit henrico.us/coronavirus.

Find animals available for adoption from the Henrico Animal Shelter on PetFinder or AdoptaPet.

Animal Shelter Location & Hours

Address
10421 Woodman Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060

Hours
10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday 
Closed Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

Contact
Shelter Services & Appointments
(804) 727-8807 – Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

After-Hours Animal Protection Police Officer
(804) 501-5000 – Police Non-Emergency

Emergencies – Call 911

Email
pdapo@henrico.us

Animal Shelter Services

The Henrico Animal Protection Police is comprised of trained sworn and civilian staff. The unit oversees the Henrico Animal Shelter operations. The shelter houses dogs and cats as well as other companion animals such as rabbits, birds and livestock. Animals that are released by their owners, or are unclaimed, are available for adoption.

For any of the following services and to schedule an appointment, call (804) 727-8807 Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

  • Report a missing pet
  • Report a found pet
  • Relinquish ownership of a pet
  • Retrieve your pet that has been impounded
  • Inquire about shelter operations and needs
  • Meet or adopt a pet – pets currently available for adoption can be viewed at Adopt-A-Pet or Petfinder

For all other animal related issues, please call Henrico Police Non-Emergency at (804) 501-5000 and you will be contacted by an Animal Protection Police Officer.

Wildlife

Inquiries on nuisance wildlife should be made to the Virginia Wildlife Conflict Helpline at 1-855-571-9003, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Henrico Animal Protection Police Officers respond to wildlife complaints made through Police Non-Emergency — (804) 501-5000 — in the following circumstances:

  • Wildlife is trapped in your home
  • Wildlife is behaving in an aggressive manner
  • Wildlife has been exposed to a person or a domestic animal
  • Wildlife has been incapacitated due to illness or injury

Dog Licensing & Vaccination Requirements

All dogs four months of age or older are required to have a valid rabies vaccination and to be licensed in Henrico County. A license is required no later than 30 days after a dog has reached the age of four months, or not later than 30 days after an owner acquired a dog four months of age or older. 

Upcoming Rabies Clinics

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Contact Us

Police

7721 E. Parham Rd.
Henrico, VA 23294

Emergency
911
Police Non-Emergency
(804) 501-5000
General Information
(804) 501-4800

police@henrico.us

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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