I have been bitten by an animal. What do I do?

First, wash the bite with soap and warm water. Seek medical attention if the bite has broken the skin. Your doctor will be able to help you file a Bite Report. The report will require as much information as possible, including the species of animal that bit, breed, and color of the animal. Additionally, if the owner of the animal is known, their contact information will be required as well.

Contact an Animal Control Officer through police dispatch at 479-751-4542 or the shelter at 479-750-8166.  After hours call police dispatch at 479-751-4542 for more information.

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1. There is a skunk/opossum/etc getting into my trash/living in my crawlspace/etc. What can I do?
2. I have been bitten by an animal. What do I do?
3. What do I do if I encounter a stray animal emergency after normal business hours?
4. Who picks up dead animals?