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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 Animal Control Lobby is opened for business Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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 SW 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