Dead Animal Removal

Solid Waste Services will collect dead animals that have been placed curbside.

  • Dead animals left curbside should be placed in a bag or box for collection.
  • Please do not dispose of a dead animal inside your garbage or recycling cart.
  • Call Customer Care at 919-996-3245 to arrange for the collection of a dead animal prior to placing it at the curb.
  • To report a dead animal in the public right of way or on a city street, call Customer Care at 919-996-3245 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. After hours and on weekends, report the dead animal to 919-996-6311.

Please note: Solid Waste Services collects animals within 24-48 hours of the request being received. 




Customer Care



Lead Department:
Solid Waste Services
Service Categories:
Animal Control