Animal Control

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

What We Provide

  • Animal sheltering for strays, safekeeping and quarantines
  • 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


  1. Animal Control Issues
  2. Animal Shelter
  3. Dog Licenses
  4. Contact Animal Control