Animal Care and Regulation / Wildlife

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Pets

For lost or found pets, pet registration, pet adoption  paw print
or pet surrender, contact:

Broward County Animal Care and Adoption                      
Phone:  954-359-1313
www.Broward.org/animal

 

Deceased Animals

For dead animals on the public roadways, contact Public Works at 954-385-2600, or within a gated community please contact your Homeowner Association or Property Maintenance Association.


Nuisance Animals

All other animals on private property, such as rodents and raccoons (dead or alive), are the responsibility of the property owner.  A private vendor can be contracted.


Wildlife

Alligators
If an alligator appears threatening, comes close to your home, or becomes a risk for humans or pets, contact Alligator Control at 866-392-4286 between 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM or 561-357-4200 after hours.  Only nuisance alligators can be removed.  The City is not permitted to handle an alligator for any reason.  Please visit our Wildlife page for more information.