Kentucky state law requires each county to employ or contract animal control and sheltering services. Our Animal Control Department is responsible for enforcing animal related laws in Boone County and have a contract to provide animal control services for the cities of Florence, Walton, and Union.
Our animal control team consists of 1 field services supervisor and 5 animal control officers (ACO). Our ACOs investigate or respond to over 3500 calls each year and pick up or rescue over 1100 animals. They cover 256 square miles and provide emergency response 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.