Animal Control

The Animal Control Division handles animal control issues in the Town of Scituate and Foster and is available 6 days per week.  Animal Control is not on duty on Sundays or Holidays.

-Call the Scituate Police Department directly at (401) 821-5900 for all animal complaints and animal emergency related calls.

- Call RI Department of Environmental Management at (401) 222-3070 24/7 for deceased deer in the roadway.

- Call a Pest Control company for nuisance wildlife.

- Call Wildlife Clinic at (401) 294-6363 for baby or injured wildlife.

Dog Licenses are available in person at the Scituate Town Clerk's Office during regular business hours at 195 Danielson Pike in North Scituate.  Dog licenses are required by RI State Law and must be renewed each April.  The cost is $10 and proof of a current rabies inoculation must be provided.

The Scituate Municipal Dog Pound is located at 106 George Washington Highway in the village of Clayville.  Hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday from 7am to 11am and Saturdays from 10 am to 3pm.  Closed Sundays, Mondays, and all Holidays.

1301 Chopmist Hill Road, North Scituate, RI 02857 (401) 821-5900 // Emergency 9-1-1
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