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The Office of Veterinary Services manages the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Service’s animal care mandates.

The office regularly interacts with Virginia’s local governments on a wide range of animal-related issues. Office of Veterinary Services staff members oversee the agency’s emergency management plans, policies, procedures and training; conduct inspections of all Virginia public and private animal shelters; and manage the state’s Dangerous Dog Registry.

Animal Care

Animal Control Officers

Office of Veterinary Services

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