Animal Control & Welfare

Animal Adoption

Information about adopting an animal in need of a home.

Animal Spaying and Neutering

Get information about spay-neuter service for pets.

Deer in New York City

Learn about white-tailed deer in New York City.

Dogs in Restaurants

Rules for bringing a non-service dog into a restaurant.

Donate to an Animal Shelter

Donate money or supplies to an animal shelter.

Feral Cat Initiative

Information and resources about feral cats.

Mosquito Spraying Schedule

Spraying is scheduled to control mosquitoes.

OATH Hearing Divisions

Get information about how to respond to or pay a City-issued summons, including how to check status, reschedule a hearing, or get a copy of the violation.

Pest Control Brochure

Get a brochure about rat and pest control.

Pet Contact with Wildlife or Rabid Animal

Get information about what to do with a dead or living raccoon, skunk, or other wild animal that had contact with a pet.

Pigeon Droppings Health Effects

Get information about the health effects of pigeon droppings and proper clean up.

Rabies Protection for Humans and Pets Brochure

Get a brochure about protecting people and pets against rabies.

Raccoon Control Brochure for Homeowners

Get information about raccoon control for homeowners.

Rat Control

Get information about rat control for homeowners and pest control professionals.

Rat Poison Signs

Get information about rat poison signs posted in neighborhoods.

Unwanted Pet

Information for someone who is giving away a pet.

Dog License

Apply for or renew a dog license, or check the status of a request. Register a guard dog or report loss, theft, or transfer of ownership.

Dog Licensing Payment and Online System Problems

Get technical and payment assistance for online dog licensing.

Horse Drawn Cab License

Apply for or renew a license to own or drive a horse drawn cab that is for hire to passengers.

Hunting and Fishing License

Apply for a license to hunt or fish.

Pigeon Trapping Without Permit

Report a person trapping pigeons without a permit.

Service Dogs

You can get information about licensing and getting access to service dogs.

Animal Abuse

Report animal abuse or cruelty.

Animal Bite

Report that an animal bit a person.

Animal Facility Complaint

Report an animal facility that is unsanitary or operating without a permit.

Asian Longhorned Beetle Infestation

Report a potential infestation of a tree by the Asian Longhorned Beetle.

Bat Contact with Person or Animal

Report of a bat that has bitten or scratched a person or animal.

Bees or Wasps Complaint

Make a complaint about a property owner who does not remove bees or wasps from their property.

Dead Animal

Report a dead animal on public property or get information about dead animal disposal.

Dead Bird Sightings

Get information about disposing of a dead bird or report a dead bird.

Dead Fish in Harbor or Bay

Group of dead fish in a harbor or bay.

Dog or Animal Waste Complaint

Report property that is unclean due to animal waste.

Horse Drawn Cab Business Complaint

Make a complaint about horse drawn carriage driver or business.

Illegal Animal Complaint

Report a person selling or keeping a wild or illegal animal as a pet.

Lost, Found, or Stray Animal

Get information about a lost, found, stray, or abandoned animal.

Pet Shop Complaint

Make a complaint about a pet shop.

Pigeon Droppings or Odor Complaint

Report pigeon waste or odor.

Rat or Mouse Bite

Report a rat or mouse bite.

Rodent Complaint

Report rats, mice, or conditions that might attract them.

Sick or Injured Animal

Report an injured or sick stray animal.

Unleashed Dog Complaint

Report an unleashed dog.

Unlicensed Dog Complaint

Report an unlicensed dog.

Wild, Stray, or Injured Animal in a Park

Report a wild, stray, or injured animal in a park.

Wildlife Removed from Park Complaint

Report the removal of wildlife from a park.