Dog Control Office
My dog is missing, what should I do?
Call Dog Control as soon as you know your dog is missing. If we are closed, leave a voicemail with a description of the dog and how we can contact you. Vestal Dog Control Phone number: (607) 427-9291. For a list of DCO's in Broome County go to this site http://www.gobroomecounty.com/community/BCDogControlOfficers.pdf
How do I voice a concern about a dog problem?
Call (607) 607-427-9291 to speak with the Dog Control office. If closed, follow the instructions given.
When should I license my dog?
All dogs four months of age or older that are owned or harbored in the Town of Vestal must be licensed. Proof of spaying and neutering and proof of rabies are required.
How do I license a dog?
Do you take dogs that are no longer wanted by their owners?
No, you can contact the Front Street Dog Shelter at (607) 778-2493 for this service.
Do you handle cats or other animal complaints?
No we don't.
Do you have dogs that are adoptable?
Yes. Visit http://www.petfinder.com
Do you have a list of Rabies Vaccination Clinics?
The Broome County Health Department sponsor RABIES CLINICS throughout locations in Broome County. All pets (dogs, cats, ferrets) must be at least 12 weeks old and properly restrained by the owner or responsible adult. If the pet has had a prior vaccine, please bring the rabies vaccination certificate with you. A $5.00 donation is requested. For questions, please call the Broome County Health Department at 607.778.2887.
(The Broome County Health Department clinic list for 2019 will posted when received.)