The Emporia Police Department’s Animal Control Unit protects public and private property and provides a safe environment for residents and pets.
Animal control staff will:
- Pick up dead animals on city streets
- Write tickets for ordinance violations related to animals
- Make court appearances
- Investigate cruelty and neglect reports
- Investigate animal bites
- Process special animal permits
- Work with owners to resolve barking and disturbance complaints
- Remove live animals in the living space of your home
- Present to civic groups, neighborhood associations, and school children.
- Animal control does not provide nuisance wildlife removal.
Dog and Cat Licenses
For more information on dog and cat licenses, contact the Emporia Police Department.
Report a Problem
To report an issue with an animal, call the Emporia Police Department non-emergency number at 620-343-4225. Reporting the issue while it is happening may help officers resolve your concern quicker.
To report a habitual issue, call the Emporia Police Department non-emergency number at 620-343-4225 or file an OPCares request online.