Animal Control Officer: Mark Neeley
Telephone: (865) 354-3603
Fax: (865) 354-0348
800 South Chamberlain Ave.
Rockwood, TN 37854
The Animal Control Officer is responsible for maintaining the city owned and
operated Animal Shelter, ensures the proper feeding and cleaning of the facility
and care of animals located in the shelter. The officer makes daily rounds and
responds to calls of stray, abandoned, mistreated and/or dangerous animals and
apprehends the animal or rectifies the situation in the most appropriate manner.
The officer oversees the activities of individuals volunteering and/or
completing community service hours at the Animal Shelter. In addition, the
officer actively attempts to enable the adoption of animals housed at the Animal
Shelter through public notices, special adoption events, coordination with
various rescue groups, etc…