Animal Care and Control

Ensuring the health and safety of City of St. Louis residents and companion animals through the enforcement of pet-related ordinances, and the promotion of pet safety and responsible pet ownership.

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 657-1500
Shelter: (314) 612-5310

Office: 1520 Market Street, Suite 4051
Shelter: 2801 Clark Ave.

Office: Monday thru Friday 8:00am-5:00pm Shelter: Monday thru Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm

More Contact Info

Pet Registration and Licensing

Animal Laws and Regulations

Pet Organizations and Resources

Find additional information on shelters, low cost services, special programs and other resources.


Information on wildlife.

Vector Control

Vector Control works to decrease potential disease vectors, including mosquitoes and rats, both of which spread disease and are a nuisance.

Free Dog Fix - April

BARC's Free Dog Fix is back! This program is for low-income residents in the City of St. Louis and provides a free spay or neuter, free vaccines, and more. 

Make a Report

Report an Animal or Rodent Problem
Report a stray animal, animal cruelty, injured animal, animal bite/attack, dangerous animal, deceased animal and other animal or rodent issue.

If an animal appears to be in distress or is unresponsive, please contact ACC immediately at 314-657-1500. If calling after hours, please call 314-231-1212.

Name: Animal Care and Control
Phone: 3146571500
Toll Free Phone:
TTY Phone:
Other Phone: 3146125310
Other Phone Label: Shelter
Fax: 3146125367
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Address 1: Office: 1520 Market Street, Suite 4051
Address 2: Shelter: 2801 Clark Ave.
Contact City: St. Louis
Contact State: Missouri
Contact Zip: 63103
Hours of operation: Office: Monday thru Friday

Shelter: Monday thru Sunday
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Logo: Animal-Care-&-Control-Logo
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