Dead Animal Pickup

Public Service Director

Chad Weth
(865) 215-6053

1400 Loraine Street
Knoxville, TN 37902

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To request pickup for a dead animal call 865-215-6000 or call 3-1-1 at 865-215-4311. 

The animal must be within 5 feet of the edge of the street. 

The animal is placed in a bio-hazard bag and taken for burial to the Chestnut Ridge Landfill off Racoon Valley Road. 

For stray animal pickup in the city, call KPD Animal Control at 865-215-7457. 

To leave a voice message only, call 865-215-8639. 

For stray animal pickup in the county contact the Knox County Animal Control at 865-215-2444.