Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

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Bristol Animal Control and Shelter

10 Minturn Farm Road
Bristol, RI 02809

(401) 253-4834



The Bristol Animal Control impounds stray dogs and sick or injured cats only in the shelter. Persons wishing to surrender an animal must contact a private humane agency.

All complaints must be filed either through the Bristol Police Department or the Bristol Animal Control and Shelter.

Animal Control does not respond to wildlife complaints. Any and all wildlife complaints must be handled by the Department of Environmental Management (DEM).

Primary Services:

  • Animal Control  [Show Definition Details]

  • Animal Shelters  [Show Definition Details]

General Information


Animal Control 24/7; Visiting Tue-Fri 10:00AM-6:00PM, Sat 10:00AM-3:00PM, Sun by appointment only; Adoption Tue-Fri 10:00AM-2:30PM

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