Animal Services/Code Enforcement

Shelter Location
Our offices and shelter are located at the intersection of North Lincoln and Ashley Streets (1/2 mile north of the National Guard Armory, just past the railroad track).

Officer Availability
Officers are on duty from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and can be reached at 479-524-6535. Emergency animal service is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 479-524-4118.

Animal Services Responsibilities

  • Enforcing city animal ordinances
  • Capturing and impounding stray, nuisance and injured animals
  • Providing animal registration
  • Investigating animal bites and overseeing rabies quarantine
  • Investigating and enforcing dangerous and vicious animal laws
  • Investigates animal cruelty and neglect complaints
  • Educating pet owners about their responsibilities
  • Providing adoption, redemption, and surrender services
  • Removing deceased animals and relocating nuisance wildlife

The local veterinary clinics are the key contributor to the success of our adoption program. The clinics give our shelter adopters a 20% discount for each adopted animal, which is spayed or neutered.

Fee amounts for adoption, animal impoundments, and licenses are available by contacting the Animal Services facility at 479-524-6535.