The animal control officers perform a variety of services that help animals as well as the public such as rescuing injured or sick animals, controlling stray and potentially dangerous animals roaming at large, removing stray dead animals from private and public property, transporting lost pets to the animal shelter, where their owners can reclaim them.
The animal control officer also investigates animal cruelty and abuse complaints of animal noise annoyance, unsanitary conditions and abandoned animals.
Stray animals are transported to the Jackson County Animal Shelter located at:
Jackson County Animal Shelter
4400 Audubon Drive
Gautier, MS 39553