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Animal Control
The Animal Control Division protects and promotes public health and animal care through prompt response, investigation, intervention, enforcement and education.

 We Provide
  • Complaint response for strays, barking, animal bites, cruelty, extreme weather exposures, and lost pets
  • Investigations and enforcement actions for all animal control violations
  • Educational outreach through community events, media, city publications and personal contact with pet owners 
  • Dog licensing to reduce incidents of rabies transmission, provide identification for lost dogs, and to promote responsible pet ownership 
  • Emergency and disaster response for animals and their owners
  • Animal adoptions

Reporting a Problem
Common animal control issues and who to contact

Adoptable Animals
Link to PetFinder to view currently adoptable animals

Animal Shelter
View operating hours as well as policies and procedures

Dog Licensing
Review licensing requirements for pets in the City of St. Cloud. 

Lost and Found Animals
Check out recently lost and found animals in St. Cloud.

Contact Animal Control
Contact information for animal control, after hours, and animal shelter