Animal Control Services

The City of Monticello and Jefferson County jointly operate Animal Control services and are dedicated to helping protect the health, safety and welfare of both people and animals in our community by:

  • Responding to stray animal complaints
  • Investigating dangerous animals
  • Making Impoundments when necessary
  • Investigating barking dog complaints
  • Enforcing Ordinances 

Notice to Pet Owners:   No person shall own or harbor any dog or cat over four months of age within the city unless such dog or cat has received a rabies vaccination in accordance with state law and has been implanted with a RFID chip or otherwise identified with a city-issued registration tag to be worn on a colar at all times. 

Pet Services/Veterinarians are listed here

Contact Info

City Animal Control - Regular Business Hours

City Animal Control - After Hours
850-342-0150 (Police Department)

County Animal Control - Regular Business Hours

County Animal Control - After Hours
850-997-2523 (Sheriff's Department)