Notice of Impounded Livestock

Per North Carolina General Statute 68-18.1, the Wake County Sheriff's Office is to notify the public of sale of impounded livestock when the owner is unknown. The statute requires that the notice provide a full description of the livestock and when and where the animal was taken up. After three days of public notice, a notice for public auction will be advertised.

Per North Carolina General Statute 68-20, the Wake County Sheriff's Office is to notify the public of sale of impounded livestock when the owner fails to redeem or is unknown. The statute requires that the notice provide a full description of the livestock and the place, date and hour of sale. After 10 days of the public notice, the impounder shall sell the livestock at public auction.

October 11, 2017

Pig, ID #162861
A juvenile, possibly Vietnamese potbelly pig was found on Kennebec Road in Willow Springs.

If an owner doesn't come forward to reclaim, we will be holding an auction for this pig on Monday, October 23, at 10 a.m. at the Wake County Animal Center, 820 Beacon Lake Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610.




October 9, 2017
An intact male goat was found on Burton Avenue in Raleigh. The goat is approximately 2 years old. Auction will be Thursday, October 19, at 10 a.m. at the Wake County Animal Center, 820 Beacon Lake Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610, pursuant to auction rules