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Animal Care and Regulation / Wildlife

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For lost or found pets, legally required rabies pet registration tag
for dogs and cats, pet adoption paw print
or pet surrender, contact:

Broward County Animal Care and Adoption                      
Phone:  954-359-1313 

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.


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 on varies species of wildlife in the area.