Dog Control Department

Dog Control Officers strive to maintain and balance
the rights of the dogs, their owners, and the public.

Found a lost dog?  

Please page our dog control officers at
Follow the instructions and your call will be promptly returned.

Our Dog Control Officers:

Mike Ludwig
Kelly Morgan
Bob Davis

General questions: 716-773-9654

You can also email

Dog Control provides a variety of services to the community. Some of these services include:

Pick up of stray or found dogs
Respond to complaints of:

Leash law violations
Barking Dogs
Unsanitary premises conditions
Dog bites or attacks
Abuse / Neglect investigations
Rescue of injured or sick dogs
Resolving neighbor problems pertaining to owner/dog etiquette
Responding to possible rabid dogs

Other Animal Issues:

Cat or domestic animal issue?
Call the SPCA at 875-8672

Coyote Issue?
Call the DEC at 851-7000

Rodents or Rabies?
Call the Erie County
Health Department
at 875-7360 

Other Wildlife Nuisance?
Contact the DEC
Public Protection Dispatch
at 716-851-7000
or see link below:
Erie County Nuisance Wildlife