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Animal Control Division

Cara Aldridge, Director Animal Control

Protecting Leon County's Animals & Citizens

Mission Statement:   Improve animal and human well-being through education, prevention, and enforcement programs and humane animal care and control services for the citizens and animals of Leon County.

Contact Cara Aldridge   850.606.5400

Animal Control 911 Easterwood Drive
Tallahassee, Fl 32311

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed holidays.

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, Emergency Calls Only

Animal Control Officers can be contacted after office hours, and on weekends and holidays, by calling the Consolidate Dispatch Agency (CDA) at 850-606-5800. An Animal Control Officer is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week, for emergencies in the unincorporated area of the County. For residents who live inside the city limits of Tallahassee, please call the city Animal Control at (850) 891-2958.

Emergencies are:

  • Rabies control and bite investigations.

  • Rescue of sick or injured domestic animals.

  • Investigation of cruelty to animals in which the animal is in immediate danger.

  • Dangerous or Aggressive animals.

  • Law enforcement assistance.

Photo Gallery: Animal Control