Benton Animal Control is temporarily making a few changes in their policies due to the increase in Covid cases. They issued the following statement on Friday afternoon:
Unfortunately, due to the increase in Covid-19 cases we have to make a few changes to our shelter procedures. The health and safety of our employees, visitors, and citizens of Benton is our utmost concern. The following changes will take effect Tuesday, January 18, 2021.
**Benton Animal Control will be closed to the public
**We will be suspending owner surrenders
**We will be suspending the rental of traps and the pick up of trapped animals
**Masks and appointments will be required to view an animal for adoption
Thank you all so much for your continued support! We hope this is will be short lived and we will be back open to serve you soon!
If you have any questions or would like to set up an appointment to view/adopt an animal please contact us at 501-776-5972.