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 residents.
The Animal 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 772-62-8120.
St. Lucie County Shelter Listings
- Dogs and Cats Forever, 4600 Selvitz Rd, Fort Pierce / 772-489-5454
- Blue Collar Ranch and Rescue, 3988 N Kings Hwy, Fort Pierce / 772-595-5818
- Humane Society of St. Lucie County (This one is the only open admissions shelter in St. Lucie County)
100 Savannah Rd, Fort Pierce / 772-461-0687
8890 Glades Cut Off Rd, Port St. Lucie / 772-672-818
- Rescue Adoption, 3802 Oleander Ave, Fort Pierce / 772-618-3334
Sunny Side Up Rescue, Inc., Port St. Lucie / 772-828-1234