Frequently Asked Questions

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Does the Division of Animal Control provide routine vet care and grooming?

The Division of Animal Control does not provide Veterinarian or grooming services, but you can find providers online or in the yellow pages.

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Animals

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1158
Is there a breeders permit?

The City of Cleveland does not require a breeders permit.

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Animal Control Services
Category:
Animals

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1159
Can I purchase a pet identification microchip from the Division of Animal Control?

Yes. The cost of the microchip is $25. Please check for service availability at 216.664.3069 prior to coming, and bring your pet to the Kennel (map) Monday through Saturday between 10am and 3pm. Microchips are also available at the Cleveland APL (website) and many Veterinarians in the area.

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Animal Control Services
Category:
Animals

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1160
Are there youth group presentations regarding animal welfare issues and animal laws?

The Division of Animal Control does not offer this service, but you can visit or contact one of these organizations for humane education for children:

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Animal Control Services
Category:
Animals

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1161
What is the maximum number of pets I can have?

There is no city ordinance which pertains to the number of animals permitted in a household.

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Animal Control Services
Category:
Animals

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1162
Is it necessary to vaccinate very old animals or animals that stay indoors?

Questions concerning the health of your pet should be addressed by your Veterinarian.

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Animal Control Services
Category:
Animals

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1163
Does my housecat need a license?

It is not required by law, but many owners concerned with their pet's well-being will make sure the cat has an identification tag or has been microchipped.

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Animal Control Services
Category:
Animals

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1164
What does Animal Control do to try to reunite stray animals with their owners?

Animal Control Staff will follow-up on all animals found with any type of identification, canvass lost pet notices posted at the Kennel, in the newspaper, and various lost and found web sites. In addition, lost and found animals are posted here.

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Animal Control Services
Category:
Animals

Last updated: 10/28/2016 - 8:40am

Q1165
Does the kennel accept donations? What kind? What is needed?

The Kennel accepts and needs pet supplies, blankets, beds, towels, newspapers, leashes, collars, dog/puppy food, cat/kitten food, cat litter, dog treats, food bowls, water bowls, and money.

Donations can be dropped off or mailed to:
City of Cleveland Kennel
2690 West 7th St.
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
Attn: Chief Animal Control Officer

You can contact the Friends of The Cleveland Kennel or call 216.274.9480 for more information.

From:
Animal Control Services
Category:
Animals

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1166
Will the Division of Animal Control pick up a dog that I no longer want?

No. The Division of Animal Control only picks up stray dogs. The Animal Protective League accepts dogs from their owners. You can contact them at 216.771.4616.

From:
Animal Control Services
Category:
Animals

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

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