Animal Control Services The Animal Control Division plays a vital role in protecting the public from loose, sick and vicious domestic animals and wildlife. The Division also protects the health and welfare of domestic animals and wildlife within the City.
The Division provides a variety of services including the following:
Enforcement of city and state laws pertaining to animal welfare and control
Dog & cat registration enforcement
Spay and neuter programs
Rabies vaccination enforcement
Removal of stray animals from residences, streets and other public areas
Investigation of bite incidents
Responding to wildlife outside of their natural habitat
Investigation of animal cruelty and animal neglect
Investigation of excessive barking
Priority calls and animal emergencies Please dial 911 to request an Animal Control Officer if any of these situations exist:
Injured or sick animal
Loose animal running at large
Abused or neglected animal
Animal left in a vehicle
Animal left outside without food, water or shelter
Excessive barking currently in progress
Animal bite or attack
Alligators outside of their normal habitat
Venomous snakes on your property
Any other call that requires an Animal Control Officer to respond
Office hours For all other requests or information you may reach our office by phone at (772)467-3149 during our normal office hours. Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. During those hours you may also visit our office on the 2nd floor of City Hall at 100 N US Hwy 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34950.
After hours Please dial 911 to request an Animal Control Officer before or after our normal office hours. If an Animal Control Officer is not on duty, a Fort Pierce Police Officer may respond to your call or your request may be held until a Animal Control Officer becomes available.