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Town Departments > Column 1 > Animal Control

Animal Control Department

Department Info

Contact: Animal Control Officer
Deborah Ice
Cell: (203) 465-2604


Assistant Animal Control Officer
Paul Niedmann
Cell: (203) 465-2143
Location: Seymour Dog Kennel
Silvermine Road
Seymour, CT 06483
Hours: 7 days per week
Fax: (203) 881-5005

Animal Control's primary responsibility is the safety of all residents and animals within the Town of Seymour limits and enforcement of local and state ordinances regarding animals including:

  • acting as an interface with other agencies dealing with dogs, cats, birds, and other animals
  • working with authorities to obtain emergency veterinary assistance for injured dogs and cats
  • enforcing all Town ordinances pertaining to dogs running at large
  • patrolling problem areas in the Town
  • bite investigations
  • cruelty investigations
  • noise complaints
  • rabies control

Wild Animals: Any wild animal sightings or disturbances involving coyotes, fox, bear etc. should be referred to The Department of Environmental Protection at 1-860-424-3000.

We now have our own Dog Kennel in the Town of Seymour on Silvermine Road, next to the Transfer Station.  Please contact the Animal Control Officer for more information.

Seymour Animal Shelter Donations Flyer

Board Dogs

Seymour Animal Shelter
115 Silvermine Road, Seymour
(203) 465-2604
Dogs will be boarded for up to 8 days.
Per State Law an ad will be placed for 1 day within the 8 day period. After 8 days the dog will become property of the Town of Seymour and placed up for adoption.

Ansonia Animal Hospital
Phone number is (203) 735 – 9915.
Hours of Operation: 9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. Mon – Fri.
9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. Saturday

The Town of Seymour has a Leash Law. All dogs must be on a leash when being walked on town streets.
Town ordinance for noise is 9:00 P.M. – 7:00 A.M.

All dogs are required to have current town licenses and valid rabies vaccinations. Proof of such is to be displayed on the dog's collar.

The Animal Shelter needs your help!

Canned Dog&Cat Food
Dog Treats   
Flea Medicine
Dog Shampoo
Old Towels
Dog Beds
Cat Litter

Cleaning products: Dish Detergent, Laundry Detergent, Garbage Bags, etc.

Any contribution is appreciated. Thank you for your consideration!!!!

Please drop off at the Animal Shelter or the First Selectman’s Office 203-888-2511.