Animal Control Team

Lynn Bowling- Director

 

Lynn’s animal control career began in January 2006 with Granville County Animal Control. She received training in animal handling, animal behavior assessment, animal welfare and cruelty investigations, all three (3) levels of the National Animal Control Association academy, dog fighting investigations, report writing, shelter management and contagious disease control. She is also a Certified Euthanasia Technician and Certified Rabies Vaccinator.

Lynn has built a relationship with many animal rescues over the years. In her off-duty hours she may be found helping a rescue or personally taking in animals to rehome. Her passion for animals stems from being raised on her family’s horse farm, Cash Farms, near Louisburg, where there was always an abundance of a variety of animals.

As the Director, Lynn is responsible for the overall operations of Franklin County Animal Services and is dedicated to keeping the public safe from stray, aggressive and diseased animals in addition to providing the best care possible for the animals in the shelter. She also plans to continue working with rescues in efforts to rehome the animals in the shelter. She encourages the citizens of Franklin County to come to the shelter and adopt an animal in need.

Maylon Edwards

 

Maylon has been with Franklin County Animal Control since March 2004. He has attended numerous training sessions including animal handling, contagious disease control, animal welfare and cruelty investigations, all 3 levels of the National Animal Control Association academy, chemical capture equipment and immobilization, animal hoarding conferences and dog fighting investigations. Maylon is also a Certified Euthanasia Technician and Certified Rabies Vaccinator.

Dannie Howard

 

Dannie started his animal control career in June 2010 working part time at Franklin County Animal Control. In January 2012 he became a full time Animal Control Officer. He has attended trainings including chemical immobilization, animal welfare and cruelty investigations, animal handling and contagious disease control. Dannie is also a Certified Euthanasia Technician and Certified Rabies Vaccinator.

 

Fred Murray

 

Fred started his animal control career with Franklin County in July 2013. He has attended Chemical Immobilization Training and is a Certified Euthanasia Technician and Rabies Vaccinator.

He looks forward to advancing his career with Franklin County Animal Control and attending many more trainings.

Jeff Gallaway

 

Jeff started working with Franklin County Animal Control in August 2013 after moving to North Carolina from New York with his wife Kimberly. He has an associated degree at a NY college with electives geared towards criminal justice. He also graduated a criminal justice course at a technical training school.

At Franklin County Animal Services he oversees dispatching service calls to ACOs and assists with shelter duties. Jeff is also on rotation for on call/emergency shifts with the ACOs.  He has attended Chemical Immobilization Training and is a Certified Rabies Vaccinator. He enjoys and hopes to further his career with animal control.

Wesley Denton

Wesley Denton began working at Franklin County Animal Services in 2006. He is a Certified Rabies Vaccinator and Certified Euthanasia Technician. Wesley has also received training in Animal Welfare and Cruelty, Chemical Capture and Immobilization, Dog Fighting Investigation and Contagious Disease Control.

Ruth Rowe

 

Ruth completed her associates degree from Louisburg College with an emphasis in business. Ruth was involved in a family business for 20 years here in Louisburg. Later she began work at Vocational Rehabilitation for over 6 years.

 

Ruth started her career with Franklin County Animal Services in August 2016. She oversees dispatching service calls to ACOs and assists with shelter duties. Ruth enjoys working at Franklin County Animal Services and looks forward to her future helping animals and citizens of Franklin County.

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