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Animal Control

The Town of Carthage offers animal control for the purpose of enforcing the  local leash law, which states that any dog found running at large may be seized by the health officer, animal control officer or any police officer and placed in a pound provided or designated by the city council.

For animal control inquiries, please contact the Carthage Police Department at 615.735.2525. 

For more details, download a pdf copy of the Carthage Leash Law.

Carthage Leash Law

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