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Animal Control

Office Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Municipal Animal Control Officers are responsible for enforcing all Connecticut animal control laws. Our primary goals are to educate the public, find loving forever-homes for the animals that find their way to our shelter, and maintain a clean and healthy environment at the shelter.


Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri | 8am - 4pm

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 71 | Portland, CT

Phone Number:

Email Address:

Staff Directory

Karen Perruccio

Animal Control Officer

Contacting Portland Animal Control Officers

  1. Routine Calls: 860-342-6789

  2. Speaking Clearly, leave a message with your: Name, Telephone number, and Nature of your call

  3. Once they retrieve the message, they will contact you

  4. For emergencies call Central Dispatch at 860-347-2541 to request an ACO

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