Animal Control

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Officer Mario Lee provides animal control services and helps educate pet owners in Shoreview.

If you wish to report a lost or found pet,
animal complaints or wandering pets,
call the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office
non-emergency number at 651.484.3366.
For other emergencies call 911.

All impounded animals will be impounded
at the following location:

St. Paul Animal Control Center
1285 Jessamine Avenue W
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 651.266.1100
Monday-Friday, 1:00-5:00 p.m.

The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office handles the City of Shoreview's Animal Control issues.

Owners of animals within the City of Shoreview must prevent the animal from becoming a nuisance by barking, baying, crying or howling in any manner for at least (5) five continuous minutes or intermittently for unreasonable lengths of time. To report a barking dog, contact Animal Control through the Ramsey County Sheriff's non-emergency number at 651.484.3366.

Dogs and cats are not allowed to roam freely throughout the City. All pets must be confined to inside your property lines. When walking dogs or cats in the City, they must be on a leash no more than six (6) feet in length and in the custody of a person who can adequately control the animal at all times.

Mario Lee, Animal Control Officer/Community Service Officer, provides animal control services and helps educate pet owners in the City of Shoreview.  He responds to animal complaints Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. When he is not available, other patrol deputies provide emergency services. Nuisance wildlife calls are not handled by Officer Lee, but he can make referrals to a contract service.