Please Note

For the protection of your pet and the convenience of your neighbors, please observe the following local ordinances:

  • All dogs and cats over the age of 3 months must be vaccinated against rabies, and provided with adequate ID that can be traced to a owner’s name, current address, and phone number.
  • Dogs and cats must be under the owners control at all times.
  • Pets must be provided with adequate food, water, shelter, and necessary medical attention.
  • Pet owners must prevent their animals from creating a public nuisance (e.g., excessive barking, damaging property, harassing pedestrians).

Download the complete list of Animal Ordinances (PDF)

Animal Care Services

2730 Arnold Street
Columbus, IN 47203
(812) 376-2505
TDD: Call 711
Contact Us

After Hours Call
(812) 379-1689 to have an Animal Control Officer paged.

Our Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

Closed on Thursdays, Sundays and Holidays