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Animal Control
(772) 871-5042
TDD (772) 871-5296
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Animal emergencies

Work hours

Animal Control Officers work seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Animal Control Officer are dispatched via the 9-1-1 system.  The following is a list of calls that Animal Control routinely responds to:

  • Dog at large (in progress)
  • Injured or sick animal
  • Neglected animal
  • Cruelty to animals
  • Barking complaint in progress
  • Bite incident
  • Wildlife inside a dwelling
  • Alligators (outside of habitat)
  • Venomous snakes on property
  • Orphaned wildlife

For all other animal calls, information, or complaints please contact the Animal Control office at 1133 S.W. S. Macedo Blvd., Port St. Lucie, FL 34983, (772) 871-5042.

After hours

After hours, all animal related complaints are handled by the Port St. Lucie Police Department and forwarded to Animal Control for follow up.  Residents should call 9-1-1 for a Police Officer to respond. Port St. Lucie Police Department may call out an Animal Control Officer for calls that meet the following criteria:

  • Vicious dog at large 
  • Injured or sick animal  
  • Severe bite incident 
  • Wildlife inside a dwelling 
  • Alligators (outside of habitat) 
  • Venomous snakes on property 
  • Orphaned wildlife

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