In 2006, the Virginia General Assembly enacted legislation of the Dangerous Dog Registry. Presently there are nearly 400 dogs listed statewide on the registry. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs annually. Of those, approximately 800,000 require medical attention. The CDC reports an average of 12 dog mauling fatalities a year.
Should you have questions about a dangerous dog listed on the registry in Waynesboro. Please contact the animal control officer at 540-942-6548.