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Animal Control Agencies

Madison County

Contact Madison County Animal Control to process complaints throughout the county, with the exception of City of Huntsville and City of Madison, which each have their own animal control departments. All other cities within Madison County rely on Madison County Animal Control Department. On Weekends and week nights they have limited hours of operation and labor resources. Therefore notify the Madison Sheriff’s Department.

Reports should include:
  • Location
  • Date
  • Time
  • Place
  • Who is reporting; Name, address, phone, email
  • Dog description; color, breed (if you know)
  • What happened?
  • Any injuries or equipment damage?
  • Photos if possible.

Madison County Animal Control Department
3210-D Hi-Lo Circle HSV, AL 35811
Enforcement phone 256 532.1651
Enforcement hours: 7:30a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
After hours: Call Sheriff at 256.532.3416

Read Madison County Dangerous dog amendment 2012


City of Huntsville Animal Control
4950 Triana Boulevard
Huntsville, AL 35805-5861
Enforcement phone 256 883.3788
Enforcement hours: 6am-7pm M,W,Th,F - 8am-7pm Tu - 8am-4pm Sat - Closed Sunday
After hours, contact City of Huntsville Police 256.722.7100

By email: Submit a report via City of Huntsville website\animal, or use this link to directly access report form.


City of Madison Police Department
Enforcement phone 256.722.7190. Phone is dispatch police number 24/7. Animal Control officers work variable hours. No online report form. Animals not permitted uncontrolled off owner’s property. Citations can be issued.


Jackson County
Call county Sheriff at 256.574.2610

Scottsboro Animal Shelter
Phone: 256.259-6511
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
After-hours: Call Scottsboro police at 256.574.3333


Limestone County
Animal Control

Phone: 256.233.6476
Hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
After hours: Call county Sheriff at 256.233.0111

Athens Department of Animal Control and Enforcement
Phone: 256.232.7230
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday
After hours: Call Athens police at 256.233.8700


Marshall County
Animal Control Officers

Phone: 256.582.4744
Hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
After hours: Call 256.582.4744