The mission of the Animal Control Bureau is to provide pick up of stray, sick, injured or unwanted domestic animals and wildlife throughout the City and investigate complaints as a customer service in order to minimize animal related injuries.
Pick up Service: The Bureau receives calls via telephone for stray cats and dogs, sick cats and dogs, stray wildlife animals, dead animals and citizens that are surrendering/releasing their animal(s).
Patrol Service: The Bureau patrols sites where sightings of stray cats and dogs are reported in an area particularly in parks.
Preventive Health Education: The Bureau distributes health educational literature as the need may require at each Location; literature is also distributed to Community Based Organizations (CBO’s) and at individual properties on a square-block basis citywide.
Summonses: The Bureau issues summonses for violators of the Ordinance Title VI, Animals and Fowl
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