Rhode Island Resource Directory

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

Animal Control

Code: PD-0700.0400

Programs that pick up and impound or return to their owners domestic animals who have strayed from their homes. Also included are programs that enforce leash laws and animal sanitation ordinances and those that handle complaints regarding domestic animals who have bitten someone or are otherwise making nuisances of themselves. Most animal control programs are unable to handle nuisance wildlife unless the animal is sick or shows symptoms of rabies.

See Also:

Dead Animal Pickup (TE-8920.7100-170)

Animal Surrender Services (PD-7600.0700)

Animal Rehoming Listing Services (PD-7600.0450)

Barking Dogs Control (JD-6500.6000-050)

Wildlife Rescue/Relocation (JD-1500.9600-960)