Deceased Animals

If you have found wildlife or domesticated animals that are inside Orange County and already deceased, the following resources are available for assistance or removal.

  • For animals in or beside a roadway, the Department of Transportation should be notified to safely remove them.

Dead Animal Pick Up

  • Carrboro: 919-918-7425
  • Chapel Hill: 919-969-5100
  • Hillsborough City: 919-732-1270
  • Unincorporated Orange County: 919-732-4330

For animals that are on private property or more than 50 feet from a road, citizens should either bury them or call the Department of Transportation to inquire about other possible disposal options. Animal Services does not provide this service.