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Animal Care and Enforcement

Placement Partners

Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement was established to provide for the health and safety of citizens and protect them from animals and the threat of animals. The mission of Animal Care and Enforcement is not only to enhance the safety of citizens, but also to ensure the proper care and treatment of animals.  This is accomplished through animal-related services which reflect our professionalism and a concern for responsible pet ownership.  Animal Care and Enforcement became a George (Adopted May 2012)Division of the County Police Department on September 18, 1995.

The documents below are key tools for the successful business relationship between Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement Division and the Placement Partners. The relationship between Gaston County and the Placement Partner is designed to be mutually beneficial and to help place our animals in good homes. These are ‘living’ documents that will be updated as we identify better ways of doing our jobs and responding to the needs of the animals in our care and of the human community we serve.

Below please find links for all documentation that is required for Placement Partners working with Gaston County Police Department, Animal Care and Enforcement Division:

Placement Partner Policy and Procedures

Placement Partner Program Application

Placement Partner Agreement

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