Animal Control

Animal ControlSt. Lucie County's Animal Control Division is dedicated to serving the unincorporated areas of the county enforcing state and local statutes regarding animals, while at the same time working to reduce the amount of unwanted pets in the county.

With a staff of three officers and one coordinator, the Animal Control Division receives more than 13,500 animal complaints, responds to more than 120 bite cases, tends to more than 275 sick or injured animals, investigates 400 cases of animal cruelty and picks up nearly 2,000 strays annually.

St. Lucie County's Animal Control works in close cooperation with the Humane Society of St. Lucie, which serves as the official animal shelter for the county, to help educate the public about the importance of spaying and neutering your dogs and cats.

The Animal Control Division also maintains and enforces a pet registration program for dog and cat owners in the unincorporated areas of the county.

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