Animal Control

Our Animal Control Officers are certified Class III Police officers. They maintain numerous certifications and work closely with the staff at the Grand Strand Humane Society, Department of Health and Department of Natural Resources to provide a high level of service to the Myrtle Beach community. This two-person unit responds to animal related crimes and services involving domestic pets and exigent public safety issues with local and exotic wildlife.

For immediate assistance call into the Myrtle Beach Police Dispatch at (843) 918-1382.

For more information regarding animal related questions, please contact the Animal Control Unit at the Myrtle Beach Police Annex at (843) 918-1331 or

To contact our animal sheltering partner please call the Grand Strand Humane Society at (843) 918-4910 or visit

For information on animal quarantines and environmental health concerns please contact SCDHEC at (843) 915-8801.

For general nuisance wildlife inquiries, please visit the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources web resource at