Animal Safety, Service & Protection

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St. Lucie County's Animal Safety, Service & Protection Division is dedicated to serving the unincorporated areas of the residences in St. Lucie County by providing information and enforcing state and local statutes of our pet population.

Animal Safety, Service & Protection Division works to maintaining reduction of pets in the county along with educating, providing information, and public safety to our local

TheAnimal Safety, Service & Protection Division provides information to residents unfamiliar with the county animal ordinances. St. Lucie County requires all dogs and cats 4 months of age and older to obtain a pet registration for unincorporated areas of the county. SLC Licenses can be mailed in:

St. Lucie County Animal Licensing
15305 W. Midway Road
Fort Pierce, FL 34945

St. Lucie County Animal Safety, Service & Protection offers spay/neuter vouchers to residents residing in unincorporated areas. Download a Spay/Neuter Program Application.

With a staff of four officers and one coordinator, the Animal Safety, Service & Protection Division receives more than 13,500 animal complaints annually. Animal complaints consist of more than 120 bite cases, more than 275 are sick or injured animals. Animal Safety, Service & Protection Officers investigate 400 cases of animal cruelty and capture approximately 2,000 strays annually.

St. Lucie County's Animal Safety, Service & Protection Division works in close cooperation with Humane Society of St. Lucie County, serving as the official animal shelter for the county. Humane Society of St. Lucie County promotes and educates the public on the importance of spaying and neutering your dogs and cats.

For questions or information about St. Lucie County's Animal Control Division call (772) 462-8120.

Preparing your Pets For Emergencies

Animal Control Ordinance 15-12

Pet Registration Form

Spay Or Neuter Application