Affidavits and Ordinances


An affidavit is a form filled out by a complainant or witness stating, in their own words, a description of an event that has occurred. Animal Services has three different affidavit forms for complainants or witnesses to fill out depending on the situation.

Complaint Affidavit

This is the most commonly used form, normally filled out for aggressive animals, bites, etc.

Complaint Affidavit Download (PDF)

General Affidavit

This form covers most of the basic events that animal control officers are called out for, such as a dog running at large, if the customer has photographs.

General Affidavit Download (PDF)

Nuisance Affidavit

This form would be filled out for any call for a nuisance complaint, such as barking dogs, animals running at large, etc. To report a nuisance animal under Pasco County Ordinance 14-30 (Public Nuisance Animals), complainant must have affidavits from two individual/unrelated people who observed the alleged violations from different locations but within the vicinity of the noise source. All complainants must make themselves available to testify in court if a citation is issued to support the affidavits filed. The affidavits must be notarized. All Pasco County animal control officers are registered notaries..

Nuisance Affidavit Download (PDF)

Doctors Offices/Emergency Services Reports

Bite Report

Animal-Related Ordinances

  1. FLDD
  2. Current FLDD Dogs in Pasco

Florida Dangerous Dog

Dangerous dog investigations look into the classification of a specific dog as "dangerous" if the dog has met the requirements for the state classification.

Requirements include, but are not limited to, frequency and types of complaints.