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Animal Control

Windham Animal Control Overview

The Windham Animal Shelter is a municipal shelter serving the town of Windham, CT. We are committed to helping all animals that come into our care, and adopting them out to loving homes.

Mission:

Strive to enforce all animal control laws and to serve the community in a professional manner. Ensure that all animals and residents are treated with respect at all times.

  • Issues citations for infractions and violations of municipal and state laws.
  • Investigates calls about neglected or lost animals.
  • Responds to alleged animal bites from wild and domestic animals.
  • Impounds lost pets until owners can redeem them.
  • Rescues and provides care for injured animals.
  • Controlling strays and potentially dangerous animals roaming at large.
  • Provides for the care of injured or neglected animals.
  • Places animals for adoption.
  • Vaccinates and alters all animals before being placed in a home.

Goals for the next fiscal year:

  • Training staff in animal capture and first aid.
  • Educate the community in animal welfare and responsible pet ownership.
  • Improve methods and solve problems dealing with nuisance wildlife.
  • Raise funds to improve the animal shelter without increasing the budget.

Hours of Operation

Monday Friday 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Weekends and Holidays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For after hours, please leave a message and we will return your call the following morning.

 
For Emergency Calls
860-465-3135
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Location
  • Route 6 North Windham Behind Public Works
Phone Number
  • 860-465-3087
Resources
Minutes and Agendas
Documents
• Animal Control Ordinance

Animal Control Members

Name Party Position Term end date
Mark Peters
George Hurry
Joan Lamont