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Animal Control


5 Pent Road


Office Hours:

Mon thru Fri, 9 am - 6 pm

Shelter Hours:

Mon thru Fri, 1 pm - 5 pm
Sat, 10 am - 1 pm


Animal Control Officer: Parris Gibbs

Tel: (203) 294-2180
Fax: (203) 294-2181

Animal Control Responsibilities

  1. Impounds strays dogs.
  2. Assists injured domestic and wild animals. 
  3. Answers complaints about barking and roaming dogs.
  4. Issues infraction tickets when necessary.
  5. Quarantines biting dogs/cats/ferrets.
  6. Finds homes for unclaimed dogs/cats. 
  7. Provides veterinary care, or euthanizia, by licensed veterinarian to sick/injured animals.
  8. Assistants are on 24-hour emergency call.
  9. Gives lectures and tours on animal care.
  10. Offers education to the public regarding appropriate and humane pet ownership.