Full Time Animal Control Officer
173 South Broad Street
Pawcatuck, CT 06379
Monday - Friday 9 am - 4 pm
Evening & Weekend Hours Vary: IF YOU HAVE A SITUATION YOU FEEL IS URGENT DURING THESE TIMES, ASK THE DISPATCHER TO SPEAK WITH AN OFFICER. DO NOT LEAVE A MESSAGE ON THE ANIMAL CONTROL VOICE MAIL AS THERE MAY NOT BE AN ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER ON DUTY.
To see animals currently available for adoption at our shelter, click on the Pet Finder link above.
The town Animal Control Officers will respond to calls regarding sick or injured wildlife. If you believe your pet may have had contact with a wild animal call Animal Control immediately as rabies has been documented in all areas of town. If you are having a problem with nuisance wildlife such as skunks, raccoons, squirrels, snakes and bats you will be referred to the Nuisance Wildlife Control. In some cases the Animal Control Officers may be able to assist with nuisance complaints.~~Any questions pertaining to wildlife can also be directed to the CT Department of Environmental Protection Wildlife Division at 860-424-3011.
At this time the Town of Stonington has limited means to house stray cats or kittens. Animal Control Officers will remove cats that are sick, injured, or abandoned. In some cases the Animal Control Officers may be able to remove a cat that has become a nuisance and is damaging property. ~One can also advertise in the local newspapers that they have found a stray cat or kitten, or can contact the CT Humane Society at 860-442-8583.