Animal Control

Animal Control Office is currently closed to in-person assistance.

If you are in need of assistance please contact our office by email or telephone 480-644-2268, messages will be returned as soon as staff is able.  


PO Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211

200 S. Center St, Bldg 1
Mesa, AZ 85210


Phone 480-644-2268

If phone goes to voicemail, please leave your name, phone #, type of incident, and location. 
We will contact you if more info is needed.

Fax 480-644-4994


Supervisor: S. Gross
Animal Control Specialist: A. Fuller
Animal Control Officers:
L. Rodriguez
R. Severtson
M. Hernandez

Hours of Operation

Office Phone Hours:
M - F 8 am - 5 pm


Field Hours:
M - F 7 am - 6 pm


Closed Saturday, Sunday and City holidays:

  • New Year's Day - January
  • Martin Luther King Jr./Civil Rights Day -January
  • President's Day - February
  • Memorial Day - May
  • Independence Day - July
  • Labor Day - September
  • Veteran's Day - November
  • Thanksgiving Day - November
  • Day after Thanksgiving - November
  • Christmas Day - December

Please call 911 if there is a life-threatening emergency to a human or animal, you see an animal locked in a vehicle or you have a reasonable belief that an animal is being abused or neglected.

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What We Do

  • Assist Mesa Police with animal cruelty cases (abuse, neglect, abandonment)
  • Animal welfare checks
  • Respond to dogs and livestock at large
  • Impound stray dogs
  • Enforce City leash laws
  • Enforce animal licensing
  • Educate on humane treatment, pet care and animal laws
  • Facilitate removal of deceased animals
  • Transport severely sick/injured animals to emergency hospital
  • Identify and return lost pets
  • Respond to bites and impound for quarantine
  • Investigate livestock violations/restrictions
  • Respond to barking dog and other nuisance complaints


Our Mission

The mission of Mesa’s Animal Control Division is to educate the public on animal welfare, protect animals and the public, and enforce animal control laws.  With compassion and respect, we promote the health and safety of the public and animals.  We care about the humane treatment of animals.  We serve animals, their owners, the residents of Mesa and any person that comes into contact with an animal in Mesa, and our fellow City departments and employees.

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