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.

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 657-1500

2801 Clark Ave., St. Louis, 63103

Shelter Monday thru Sunday 8:00am-5:00pm

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EXTENDED - BARC's Free Pit Fix event   April and May 2016

BARC St. Louis is offering free spay/neuter appointments for low income residents in the City of St. Louis with pit bulls or pit mixes. Your pit can also get free vaccines, a free microchip, free dewormer, and a nail trim. More information is available here

Pet Registration and Licensing

For information on pet registration and licensing, click here.

Animal Laws and Regulations

For information on animal laws and regulations, click here.

Pet Organizations and Resources

For additional information on shelters, low cost services, special programs, and other resources click here.


For information on wildlife, click here.

Vector Control

Vector Control works to decrease potential disease vectors, including mosquitoes and rats, both of which spread disease and are a nuisance.

Adoptable animals

Be sure to check out, Adopt-A-Pet, and Pet Harbor for the latest photos and information on our adoptable animals. 

Make a Report

Or call 314.622.4800

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

Contact Information

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Phone: (314) 657-1500
Shelter: (314) 612-5310
Fax: (314) 612-5367

Monday thru Sunday

2801 Clark Ave., St. Louis, 63103
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

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