Animal Care and Control
Ensuring the health and safety of City of St. Louis residents and companion animals through the enforcement of pet-related ordinances, and the promotion of pet safety and responsible pet ownership.
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Phone: (314) 657-1500
2801 Clark Ave., St. Louis, 63103
Shelter Monday thru Sunday 8:00am-5:00pm
EXTENDED - BARC's Free Pit Fix event April and May 2016
Pet Registration and Licensing
Animal Laws and Regulations
Pet Organizations and ResourcesFor additional information on shelters, low cost services, special programs, and other resources click here.
Vector ControlVector Control works to decrease potential disease vectors, including mosquitoes and rats, both of which spread disease and are a nuisance.
Make a Report
If an animal appears to be in distress or is unresponsive, please contact ACC immediately at 314-657-1500. If calling after hours, please call 911.
City of St. Louis residents can report the following animal related concerns to the Citizens' Service Bureau (CSB):
- Stray animal
- Animal cruelty
- Injured animal
- Animal bite/attack
- Dangerous animal
- Deceased animal
- Resident has more than 4 pets
- Resident has prohibited pet(s)
- Unsanitary keeping of pets
- Feces in yard not picked up
- Pets in a food establishment
- Animal is off-leash
- Other ordinance violation
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