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Domestic animals impounded by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Department are taken to Saint Paul Animal Control Center, 1285 Jessamine Ave W. The shelter can be reached at 651-266-1100. Phone hours are 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday. There are fees and procedures to follow in order to have your pet returned.
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The Ramsey County Sheriff's Department patrols Township streets to enforce Township Ordinances, and provides animal control and education to pet owners. All animals impounded by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Department are taken to Saint Paul Animal Control Center, 1285 Jessamine Ave W. The shelter can be reached at 651-266-1100. Phone hours are 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday. Shelter pick-up hours are 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday.
To request animal control's assistance, day or night, please call the Ramsey County Sheriff's Department at 651-747-0640. For information regarding lost or found animals contact Saint Paul Animal Control Center, 651-266-1100.
If you see a dog running loose, please contact Animal Control by calling 911. If the animal is picked up it will be transported to an animal shelter.
This is another reason why it is best to report dog bites to law enforcement.
The Sheriff’s Office Animal Control services do not include trapping feral cats.
If you live trap an animal, do not take it to some other part of town and release it, as this could potentially spread disease.
Animal Control does not pick up birds for West Nile virus testing.
Domestic animals are brought to a temporary shelter operated by the Saint Paul Animal Control Center (1285 Jessamine Ave W, St. Paul, Minnesota 55108). They can be reached at phone 651-266-1100 (Monday-Friday from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm). Injured small wildlife with a good chance of survival are brought to the Minnesota Wildlife Rehab Center in Roseville. Injured birds of prey are brought to the University of Minnesota Raptor Center. Severely injured deer and wildlife will be euthanized.
Help your dog by working with your children to keep gates and doors closed.