Animal Emergencies

Anything other than what is listed will be considered on a case by case basis, requiring supervisor approval.

Acceptable Calls

The following is a list of animal issues that would qualify for emergency response by an animal control officer.

  • Loose livestock
  • Bite cases
  • Injured animal (officer discretion pending injuries)
  • Sick animals (officer discretion pending illness)
  • PD or fire request (depending on circumstances pending approval)
  • Wildlife inside a residence (not in yard or garage, unless extreme circumstances)
  • Aggressive animals
  • Extreme cruelty cases (if the animal is in peril)

Unacceptable Calls

The following is a list of calls that we will not be able to respond to after hours.

  • Loose animals
  • Deceased animals
  • Loose wildlife outside residence
  • Lost or Found animals