We work to ensure a safe and healthy environment between humans and animals in Dane County. Our Animal Services Officers respond to various animal safety issues and provide community education.
Request Animal Services Officer Dispatch
Call (608) 255-2345 to have an Animal Services Officer dispatched by radio to respond to the following complaints:
- Aggressive animals
- Animal bites
- Animal feces accumulation complaints
- Animals in traffic causing safety hazards
- Dogs in unauthorized park areas
- Investigation of cruelty/neglect complaints
- Rabies quarantine (issue orders, ensure owner compliance)
- Sick or injured animals, wild or domestic
- Stray or running at large domestic animals
Animal Services Does NOT Respond to:
- Barking dogs. Please call your local Police Department.
- Madison Police Department: (608) 266-4275
- Wild animal nuisance. Please call a Private Pest Control Service.
Call Animal Services Office
Call (608) 267-1989 (Animal Services Office) for:
- Animal care & health information
- Education about staying safe around animals and preventing rabies
- General information
- Non-emergency complaints