SERVICE TO OUR COMMUNITY:
Animal Control is dedicated to providing prompt and humane response to animal- related problems in the City of Greenbelt. This includes, but is not limited to, the rescue of injured animals, the apprehension of animals at large, investigations of allegations of cruelty to animals, bite case investigations, the apprehension of vicious animals, assisting and monitoring the operation of the Dog Park, and the pick-up of dead animals.
We value the opportunity to provide service in a manner which is fair, courteous, responsible and efficient. An attitude of respect for, and the protection of, the worth, dignity and rights of all we service is the foundation or our animal control agency.
We value candor, honesty, and ethical behavior in the members of our department. We are committed to uphold our positions of trust by maintaining the highest standards of professional conduct.
PURPOSE AND NEED:
The City of Greenbelt Animal Control program is a vital City service since many Greenbelt residents are pet owners and lovers. The mission of animal control will be to provide protection and service to all members of the community, both animal and human. Through proactive public education and interaction, the City of Greenbelt can increase citizen's knowledge of responsible pet ownership, and animal behavior; and decrease potential cases of diseases; reduce the number of lost and abandoned animals; eliminate incidents of animal aggression and animal abuse, and reunite lost animals with their human families.
Greenbelt Animal Control offices are on duty every day of the week, however, 24 hour service is not available. Calls for service should be directed to the Animal Control phone (301-474-6124) or Greenbelt Police Non-Emergency phone (301-474-7200). In the case of off-duty emergency, an Animal Control Officer may be contacted. Calls for service during off-duty hours should be directed to the Greenbelt Police Non-Emergency number 301-474-7200.
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You can not submit these forms electronically.