Animal Control Division
Westport CT, 06880
The Animal Control Division, under
Animal Control Officers (ACO's) work seven days a week and are subject to emergency callbacks when needed. Currently, the animal shelter is open from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. However it is recommended that visitors call first as the ACO's are frequently out of the building.
The phone number for the shelter is (203) 341-5076. Messages should be left for the ACO's at that number for non-emergency complaints and/or requests. In the event that an ACO needs to be contacted immediately, or in the event of an emergency (such as a dog hit by
The Westport Animal Shelter Advocates (WASA) perform numerous volunteer duties in and around the shelter, including dog-walking and socialization for dogs in need of homes. You can follow them here.
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