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Emergency Information
For Regular Hours Emergency Calls:
Animal Services at (813) 929-1212
For After Hours Emergency Calls:
Animal Services at (727) 847-8102
 ACO Badge
After Hours Assistance:
Animal Control Officers are available 8:00AM to 5:00PM, Monday through Friday
File a report 24 HOURS A DAY HERE
Electronically filed reports will be addressed by the assigned ACO in order of importance.
If You Have an Emergency: 
Addressed by a “Stand-By” Officer
Stand by begins at 4:00PM on a regular business day and ends the following day at 8:00AM. One ACO covers the entire county and addresses only emergencies at this time
What Constitutes an Emergency?:               
*Animals that have bitten someone AND are still running loose
aggressive animals that are posing an IMMEDIATE threat to public health and safety
adly injured stray domestic animals, I.E. those animals in imminent danger of dying. (Emergency care of owned injured animals is the responsibility of the owner).
*Animal Services responds to eme
rgency calls dealing with only dogs and cats, unless there is a bite involved to a person.
Emergencies with Wildlife
Wildlife: Florida Wildlife Commission 1-863-648-3200
Emergencies with Livestock
Livestock: Sheriff’s Department’s Agricultural Unit
(727) 844-7711, (813) 996-6982, (352) 521-5100