Cherokee Village Animal Control is a city-run facility that handles animals within the city limits of Cherokee Village and Ozark Acres. We strive to provide caring, competent, and professional assistance to the animals and community.
Our facility relies heavily on volunteers and community service workers for staffing. We make every effort to find homes for the animals.
If your pet goes missing- call us immediately. Animals are held for re-claim for only 5 days, and then they are placed for adoption. CVAC holds frequent adoption events.
Bathe, dip, and groom dogs. Feed and water animals. Train dogs to walk on leash. Play with animals to get them socialized and rehabilitated. Leash train & socialize dogs. Advertise animals on the internet. Transport animals to the vet or to new homes. Help with fund raising and adoption events. FOSTER dogs and cats.
1 or 2 persons to assist in cleaning the cat facility: a long term commitment of 2.5 hours per day only 2 days a week. The ability to lift and bend is required and you must LOVE cats!
Items can be dropped off during regular CVAC hours or at our "Doghouse" in town center. All proceeds go to help the animals and our community.
1531 Hwy 289 North Cherokee Village, Arkansas 72529 870-994-4445
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 8:00 am- 3:00 pm, 8-12 Saturday , Closed Sunday.
(viewing of animals for adoption may be made by appointment after hours Monday through Saturday)
After Hours Emergencies, please call CVPD at 870-257-5225
If you are in a position where you can not keep your pet and you live in Cherokee Village or Ozark Acres, for a fee you can surrender your pet to the Animal Control Center. You must call and make an appointment first. We do, however, encourage you to find a new owner by placing ads in the local paper, on bulletin boards found at feed stores and shopping centers, etc., as the Animal Control Center is limited on space. If you decide to surrender your pet, a $50 fee is required at time of drop off. Please do not drop your pet off at the Animal Control Center without an appointment!
If you live in the city limits of Cherokee Village, your dogs must have rabies tags and city tags on at all times. This is a city ordinance and it helps Animal Control return dogs to their homes safely.
To obtain the city license, a current rabies vaccination certificate issued from the licensed veterinarian should be presented to the Cherokee Village City Hall at:
2 Santee Drive
P. O. Box 129
Cherokee Village, AR 72529