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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.


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 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 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
  • Route 6 North Windham Behind Public Works
Phone Number
  • 860-465-3087
Minutes and Agendas
• Animal Control Ordinance

Animal Control Members

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