Wildlife Issues

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) handles all matters related to wildlife.

For wildlife emergencies please call the Sheriff’s office at 804-725-7177. For all non-emergency wildlife matters, please visit the Virginia DGIF website for more information.


If you require the services of a licensed trapper, there is a list with names, phone numbers and the animals they are licensed to trap on the DGIF website on the Nuisance Wildlife Trappers page